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        Nursing Home Staff Did Not Properly Care for Resident with G-Tube

        Recovered Favorable Settlement

        Injury attorneys at Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates negotiated a favorable settlement incurred in favor of their client.

        • The Case

          A female elder was admitted to a nursing home after being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. She was able to perform all of her activities of daily living independently upon being admitted. She began to display bruises on her arms, and she experienced seizures. Consequently, she was unable to eat and had a G-tube inserted.

        • In Depth Look

          Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates’ nursing home abuse and neglect attorneys filed a negligence claim against the nursing home. The claim asserted that the defendant had a duty to conduct a functional capacity assessment of their client. Further, the defendant had a duty to have sufficient nursing staff to provide nursing and related healthcare services for their client to maintain her highest practicable well-being.

          The defendant understood that it was required to comply with the Illinois Nursing Home Care Act. However, it denied the applicability of the statute to the claims alleged.

          Chicago injury attorneys at Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates’ fervently negotiated with opposing counsel and established a favorable settlement.

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        Details

        Nursing Home Staff Did Not Properly Care for Resident with G-Tube

        • Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect
        • Personal Injury
        • Settlement