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        Resident-on-Resident Violence Leads to Fractured Hip

        Recovered Favorable Settlement

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

        • The Case

          The last thing that anyone should have to worry about when choosing a nursing home is the possibility of resident-on-resident violence. Unfortunately, one family experienced this nightmare when their loved one was attacked by a wrongly-admitted female resident who suffered from long-term mental illness. The woman entered the man’s room as he was sitting in his wheelchair and beat him severely on the arms and face. She then pulled the man out of his wheelchair, fracturing his hip.

        • In Depth Look

          The family of the beaten man came to meet with Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates’ nursing home abuse and neglect attorneys. Our injury attorneys recovered a confidential monetary sum for the family. They proved that the facility was at fault for not properly assessing the female resident when they were aware of her mental history. If the proper procedures and policies had been put into place, this unfortunate incident might never have occurred.

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          Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates invites you for a free telephone or in person consultation to discuss your injury and any questions you may have. You can also email us or even speak with us right now on LiveChat, located in the lower right corner of the screen. Even if you do not wish to retain an attorney, we can set you on the right path for free. Most of our lawyers have more than 30 years of experience and we have an outstanding track record in helping our clients and creating a strong trust relationship, as you can see in our Success Record. Please call our Chicago office at (312) 372-8822, or our Joliet office at (815) 723-8822, or you can call our toll free number at (800)-985-1819.

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        Resident-on-Resident Violence Leads to Fractured Hip

        • Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect
        • Personal Injury