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$1.495 MILLION DOLLAR NURSING HOME & MEDICAL MALPRACTICE SETTLEMENT Elderly patient entered hospital for knee replacement. Surgical errors caused vascular injury and required nursing home stay which resulted in negligent wound care. Contact Our Team →

$1.495 MILLION DOLLAR NURSING HOME & MEDICAL MALPRACTICE SETTLEMENT

Elderly patient entered hospital for knee replacement. Surgical errors caused vascular injury and required nursing home stay which resulted in negligent wound care.

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First Nursing Home Closure Represented an elderly women who died due to the negligence of her nursing home caregivers. This case became the first case in Illinois to result in the closure of a nursing home due to the many abusive and neglectful practices exposed by the death of the patient. It also resulted in the first national conference on Decubitus Ulcers held in Chicago in the 1980s, the importance of which was highlighted at the conference in an address by then Attorney General, Neil Hartigan. Contact Our Team →

First Nursing Home Closure

Represented an elderly women who died due to the negligence of her nursing home caregivers. This case became the first case in Illinois to result in the closure of a nursing home due to the many abusive and neglectful practices exposed by the death of the patient. It also resulted in the first national conference on Decubitus Ulcers held in Chicago in the 1980s, the importance of which was highlighted at the conference in an address by then Attorney General, Neil Hartigan.

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Nursing Home Neglect


When you or a loved one requires medical or extended nursing care, you have no choice but to trust health care professionals to provide proper care. In most cases, you or your loved one will receive appropriate health care. But sometimes, your trust is betrayed - and your loved one is subjected to improper treatment or neglect at a nursing home or long-term care facility. When that happens, you need an experienced Chicago, Illinois nursing home lawyer to ensure that you get the compensation you deserve.

Our office handled the first nursing home neglect case in Illinois history that resulted in the closing of a nursing home by the State of Illinois. This case also resulted in the "First National Conference on Decubitus Ulcers" held in Chicago, Illinois.

Ashcraft v. Sheridan Gardens Nursing Home

At the Law Offices of William S. Wojcik, Ltd., in Oak Lawn, Illinois, we have extensive experience representing individuals and families in cases involving nursing home neglect or long-term care abuse. Our Oak Lawn nursing home neglect lawyers have worked with victims of nursing home negligence, ensuring that they have received the financial compensation they deserve. We represent victims of nursing home abuse throughout Cook County, including: Oak Lawn, Evergreen Park, Alsip, Burbank, Chicago Ridge, Blue Island, Bridgeview, Palos Hills, Palos Heights, Palos Park, Hickory Hills, Worth, Western Springs, Crestwood, Orland Park, Oak Forest, Tinley Park, Homer Glen, Mokena, New Lenox, and Frankfort.

Nursing home abuse and neglect claims take many forms, including:

  • Injuries from falls
  • Bedsores
  • Injuries from neglect or lack of care
  • Malnutrition
  • Incorrect medication
  • Improper diet

Our Oak Lawn nursing home abuse attorneys handle all abuse claims on a contingency basis. We do not charge a fee if we do not recover financial compensation for your personal injury.

If you have been injured in a nursing home accident, or if a loved one has been the victim of nursing home neglect or abuse, contact our Chicago nursing home neglect attorneys to schedule a free initial consultation. Evening and weekend hours are available by appointment. We will travel to a nursing home or long-term care facility, if necessary.

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