Alleged Homicide Of Male Nursing Home Resident Who Choked To Death

Attorneys at Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates recovered a high six-figure settlement on behalf of the client.

The Case

This case involved the homicide of a man.

In-Depth Look

This elderly man ended up choking to death.  He choked on a butter cup for eleven minutes.  No staff member came to provide assistance that could have prevented his choking.  He drowned on his own fluids.  Any staff member could have intervened; they chose not to.  One states with certainty that the caused his death, they conspired to lie and hide critical evidence.

The previous law firm that had the case told the family they would not be able to recover because there was no case there.  The attorneys of Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates were subsequently able to establish a precedent in Cook County, whereas nursing home owners now may face stricter liability in being held accountable for their actions when operating nursing homes.

The attorneys at Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates dogged the nursing home operators of this facility for almost six years.  There tenacity and determination caused this facility to be shut down and closed permanently.