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        Spanish-Speaking Resident Unable to Communicate Her Needs to Staff

        Recovered Favorable Settlement

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

        • The Case

          A blind, Spanish-speaking female resident was admitted to an Illinois nursing home. During her stay she developed a Stage IV pressure ulcer on her coccyx.

        • In Depth Look

          Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates’ nursing home abuse and neglect attorneys filed a negligence claim against the nursing home, alleging that it did not carry out proper measure to ensure their client was receiving care to reach her highest practicable well-being.

          The defendant denied it had breached its duty of care, arguing that there insufficient facts to state a claim under the Illinois Nursing Home Care Act.

          Chicago injury attorneys at Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates pointed out that their client was unable to make her needs known to the nursing home staff because of the language barrier and no steps were taken on behalf of the facility to ensure her specialized circumstances were addressed.

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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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        Spanish-Speaking Resident Unable to Communicate Her Needs to Staff

        • Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect
        • Personal Injury
        • Settlement