Demanding Accountability After Nursing Home Sexual Abuse.

Nursing home residents can be easy targets of sexual abuse. Because residents are often elderly, they have difficulty communicating or are cognitively impaired and unable to report the abuse to family members or nursing home administrators. Victims suffer in silence because of shame and embarrassment.

Over time, family members may begin to notice changes in loved ones' behaviors and personalities. For many victims, depression sets in after being abused, resulting in withdrawal from a once active life. Among close family members, the dynamic changes and relationships can become unnecessarily tense.

An experienced law firm can help you fight to hold staff and administrators who are providing long-term care to your loved one responsible for their actions. Our injury attorneys have handled many lawsuits against Chicago-area nursing homes and living facilities where senior citizens have been abused, neglected or injured. Schedule a free consultation with a lawyer at Mark L. Karno & Associates, L.L.C to learn more about your case.

Pursuing Justice For Sexual Abuse Victims And Their Families.

The emotional damage of nursing home negligence or abuse in any form is difficult to determine. However, ongoing sexual abuse at the hands of residents, staff members and visitors can leave visible warning signs, distinguishing marks and other notable injuries, including:

  • Bruising in or around the breasts or genital area.
  • Bleeding from the anus or vagina.
  • Onset of a sexually transmitted disease (STD).
  • Unexplained difficulty sitting or walking.
  • Post-traumatic stress.

Trust placed in a facility to provide the proper care is irrevocably broken by any form of sexual, physical abuse or mistreatment. Family members have been robbed of peace of mind. They want justice; our job is to pursue it on their behalf.

The moment you discover signs of abuse, report it immediately to the Illinois Department of Public Health and remove your loved one from danger. Once he or she is safe and the assisted living facility is on notice, place a call to the Mark L. Karno & Associates, LLC, to get detailed legal advice about your case.

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At Mark L. Karno & Associates, LLC, we protect your loved one's rights and seek to maximize legal compensation from those responsible for nursing home neglect and abuse. Our personal injury lawyers handle all nursing home abuse cases on a contingency fee basis. This means there are no attorneys' fees unless we recover compensation on your behalf.

Contact our Chicago-based law office today to discuss your potential lawsuit with an attorney. We represent clients throughout Illinois. Se habla espanol.

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Todos tenemos ciertas expectativas de nuestra atención médica. Confiamos en que nuestros médicos tienen nuestros mejores intereses en mente y no harán nada para poner en peligro nuestra salud. Desafortunadamente, la negligencia médica causa miles de lesiones cada año.

Para comprender plenamente sus derechos legales cuando se trata de su atención médica, llame hoy al bufete legal de Mark L. Karno & Associates al 312-574-3362 para obtener una evaluación gratuita de su caso.

Casos comunes de negligencia medica

Con demasiada frecuencia, los pacientes son heridos por los profesionales de salud quienes están supuestos a sanarlo. Algunos casos comunes de negligencia médica incluyen:

  • El diagnóstico erróneo
  • Diagnósticos tardíos
  • Errores de medicación
  • Lesiones de nacimiento
  • Errores quirúrgicos

Cada caso de negligencia médica es diferente y también lo son las lesiones que se derivan de ella. Ya sean graves efectos secundarios de la medicación a muerte por negligencia. Una cosa que es cierto es que va a tener enormes gastos médicos y una batalla legal complicada por delante cuando usted sufre lesiones debido a la negligencia médica.

Ayuda para su caso de negligencia medica

Cuando usted o su ser querido está gravemente herido por los profesionales médicos en los que confiaba que lo harían sentir mejor se siente traicionado, enojado, y se pregunta a dónde acudir. Un abogado de negligencia médica con experiencia puede ayudarle a entender sus opciones legales y a seguir adelante con su caso legal.

Es posible que pueda recibir una compensación, tales como:

  • Gastos médicos
  • Gastos de Rehabilitación
  • Salarios perdidos
  • Salarios futuros
  • Gastos de funeral
  • Dolor y sufrimiento

¿Usted o su ser querido han sufrido lesiones en las manos de un médico u otro profesional médico? Llame al bufete legal de Mark L. Karno & Associates al 312-574-3362 para hablar con un abogado con experiencia acerca del potencial de su caso. Nuestras oficinas están convenientemente ubicadas en y Chicago. Tomamos todos los casos en base a honorarios de contingencia. Nosotros no cobramos hasta ganar o resolver su caso. Se habla español. Mowimy Po Polsku.