As seen in a variety of reports and media sources, sexual assault and sexual abuse can and does happen at Illinois nursing homes.
There have been two recent articles concerning instances of alleged sexual assaults at nursing homes. The first is seen in the July 30 lancasteronline.com article titled “Man gets 8-20 years for sexually assaulting Alzheimer’s patient in nursing home.” In this case, the underlying sexual assault happened in 2013, and involved one nursing home resident sexually assaulting another resident.
Another alleged nursing home sexual assault happened in 2011, in a nursing home (Crystal Pines Rehabilitation and Health Care Center) in Crystal Lake, Illinois. The underlying alleged sexual assault was summarized in the October 26, 2011 ChicagoSexualAbuseLawyerBlog.com (published by Elman Law Group) post titled “93-Year-Old Woman Allegedly Sexually Assaulted In Crystal Lake, Illinois Nursing Home.” The trial regarding this incident was recently featured in the July 31, 2014 TribLocal Crystal Lake article titled “Mistrial for man accused of nursing home sexual assault.”
As seen in the article and blog post mentioned above, the alleged sexual assault that occurred in the Illinois nursing home was committed by a certified nursing assistant against a nursing home resident.
Additional details regarding these two alleged nursing home sexual assaults can be seen in the articles and posts mentioned above.
Should you or someone you care for experience Illinois nursing home abuse or neglect – or a nursing home accident – please contact the Elman Law Group to discuss the situation and to see what legal remedies may exist.
Elman Law Group is a personal injury law firm based in Chicago, and is known for its litigation (court trial) capabilities. This is important for your lawsuit because if we are unable to attain an appropriate settlement, we have a proven track record of achieving highly attractive court verdicts.
In fact, because of this litigation capability, many well-known law firms choose to have Elman Law Group litigate cases.
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