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        Staff Member Placed Wrist Restraints on a Resident Without Any Reason

        Recovered Favorable Settlement

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

        • The Case

          A male nursing home resident had been assessed as being at high risk for falls, at risk for pressure sores, and had distributed moments of agitate behavioral, both physical and mental, states. The staff of the facility applied wrist restraints to the resident while he was sitting down.

        • In Depth Look

          The defendant claimed it abided by all state regulations under the Illinois Nursing Home Care Act.

          Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates’ nursing home abuse and neglect attorneys filed a negligence claim against the defendant facility, arguing that the nursing home had acted in reckless disregard and with conscious indifference towards their client. Because the resident was unable ambulate as a result of the wrist restraints, he developed pressure sores that hastened his death. Injury attorneys at Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates argued that the nursing home failed to execute the care plans in a way that served the highest well being of their client.

           

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        Staff Member Placed Wrist Restraints on a Resident Without Any Reason

        • Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect
        • Personal Injury
        • Settlement