Case Results: Nursing Home Injuries

Settlement Amount: $ 97,000.00

Case Name: Circuit Court of Cook County Case No. 08 L 1299

Facts: On November 15, 2007, our client was a resident at a nursing home facility where she fell to the ground due to the defendant's negligence. Prior to her fall, the nursing home facility had deemed our client a fall risk and she was still nonetheless left unattended.

Client's Injuries: Transverse subtrochanteric fracture of the left femur and left hip intertochanteric fracture, requiring emergency surgery.

Settlement Amount: $171,000.00

Case: Nursing Home Neglect, Cook County, Illinois

Facts: In the fall of 2012, our client fell multiple times at a Cook County Illinois, nursing home, which resulted in injuries ranging from skin tears to a fracture. The nursing home had knowledge when our client was admitted that he was at risk for falling. He was then admitted to a second nursing home in Chicago, which knew of his history of falls and where he was assessed a high fall risk.

Injuries: In the fall of 2012 and at the first nursing home, our client fell multiple times and sustained skin tears, bruising and a left ulnar fracture requiring his admission to a local hospital for assessment and non-surgical treatment. In 2013, while a resident of the second nursing home he fell twice, with one fall resulting in the fracture of his right femur and an avulsion fracture of his right less trochanter, which required his admission to a local hospital, surgery and placement of surgical hardware.

Settlement Amount: $170,000.00

Case: Nursing Home Neglect-Cook County, Illinois

Facts: In July 2010, our client fell while a resident of a South Suburban nursing home. The nursing home had assessed our client as a high fall risk when he was admitted to the facility.

Injuries: Non-displaced fracture of our client’s left femur, which required two separate surgeries to repair, the first involving placement of 3 surgical screws and the second to remove the screws and perform a partial left hip replacement.

Settlement Amount: $125,000.00

Case: Nursing Home Neglect, Kankakee County, Illinois

Facts: In June 2013, our client was a resident at a Kankakee County nursing home where she developed a severe pressure ulcer within weeks of her admission. Upon her admission to the nursing home, she had been assessed as being at risk for development of pressure ulcers.

Client’s Injuries: Fever, sepsis and a severe, unstageable sacral pressure ulcer requiring hospitalization including administration of intravenous fluids and antibiotics and specialized wound care which continued after her discharge from the hospital.

Settlement Amount: $ 125,000.00

Case Name: Circuit Court of Grundy County Case No. 11 L 39

Facts: On February 5, 2010, our client was a resident at the defendant's nursing home facility when she was carelessly transported from her wheelchair to her bed causing her to hit the bed with great force and dislocating her recently operated upon left hip.

Client's Injuries: Dislocated hip requiring surgery and development of a left heel ulcer.

Settlement Amount: $ 112,500.00

Facts: On December 7, 2009, our client was a resident at a nursing home facility where she fell in the dining room. Prior to her fall, the defendant had knowledge that our client was at risk for falling.

Client's Injuries: Slightly oblique supracondylar fracture of the distal femur with slight impaction and anterior angulation at the fracture sight.

Settlement Amount: $ 100,000.00

Case Name: Circuit Court of Cook County Case No. 09 L 12508

Facts: On September 21, 2009, our client was a resident at the defendant's nursing home facility where she fell to the ground due to defendant's negligence. Prior to her fall, client was admitted with a history of falls with periods of confusion and deemed a high fall risk patient.

Client's Injuries: Intracranial hemorrhage with subdural bleeding.

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