Sexual Assault At Nursing Homes And Use Of Surveillance Cameras

Sexual abuse and sexual assault of nursing home residents continues to be a concern with regard to the safety and level of care that nursing home residents receive.  As seen in many incidents, as well as alleged in many nursing home lawsuits, sexual abuse and assault of nursing home residents can be committed by other nursing home residents, as well as by nursing home staff.

On this site, nursing home sexual abuse and assault is discussed both on the “Chicago Nursing Home Sexual Abuse And Assault” page as well as in various posts under the “Nursing Home Sexual Abuse And Assault” category.

A November 18, 2016 article (with video) from, titled “Surveillance cameras prove to be strong tool in protecting loved ones in nursing homes” discusses an alleged sexual assault attempt made at a nursing home.  As seen in the article and video, one facet of the alleged incident that proved valuable with regard to the alleged assault was the existence of video surveillance footage.

The issue of video surveillance in Illinois nursing homes has been discussed on numerous posts on this site.  The most recent post is that of August 23, 2015, titled “Law Allowing Electronic Monitoring In Illinois Nursing Homes.”


Should you or someone you care for experience Illinois nursing home abuse or neglect – or a nursing home accident – please contact the nursing home abuse and neglect lawyers at the Elman Joseph Law Group to discuss the situation and to see what legal remedies may exist.

Elman Joseph Law Group is a personal injury law firm based in Chicago, and we have handled over 10,000 personal injury lawsuits over the last 25+ years.   We are known for our courtroom trial capabilities.  This is important for your lawsuit because if an attractive lawsuit settlement is not offered, we have a proven track record of achieving attractive courtroom verdicts.

In fact, because of this court trial capability, many well-known law firms choose to have Elman Joseph Law Group take cases to court. 

To immediately speak directly to Tony Elman, Lead Attorney of the Elman Joseph Law Group, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  There is no fee for this legal consultation.  

Elman Joseph Law Group, LLC handles Chicago area and other Illinois personal injury lawsuits as well as wrongful death lawsuits.