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Waukegan personal injury attorneys, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse,elderly abuse, nursing home negligenceRoughly one-in-ten Americans over the age of 60 experience elder abuse. From physical and sexual abuse to passive neglect, nursing home abuse is much more common than many may assume. According to the National Council on Aging (NCOA), factors such as social isolation and mental health issues—i.e. dementia or Alzheimer's—can increase the likelihood of elderly abuse.

If a member of your family is living in a nursing home, it may be wise to keep a close eye on the staff members and the overall treatment of your loved one. If you suspect medical malpractice in the form of elderly abuse, contact a compassionate Waukegan personal injury attorney to gather more information on what steps you can take to help your loved one.

Signs of Elderly Abuse


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Medical personnel are held in high regard in our society. Everyday, we trust them with our medical well-being, health, and ultimately our lives. Medical experts in various fields earn this trust through years of academic rigor and a gained nuanced knowledge of their respective professional emphasis.

While the vast majority of medical personnel reward this trust with exceptional performance and professionalism, medical malpractice continues to be an issue throughout the United States.

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