Ms. Doe was a resident of an assisted living facility. She was an elderly woman who suffered from severe dementia. While residing at this facility, Ms. Doe experienced several falls.
A month after suffering fractures from one of the falls, she passed away. The family brought a lawsuit against the assisted living facility for choosing not to perform timely fall risk assessments of its residents, including Ms. Doe.
The case settled before trial for $250,000.
The attorney successfully handling this case for the Doe family was Carlton F. Bennett.
Doe v. Roe Assisted Living Facility, Undisclosed docket.
Kreisman Law Offices has been handling assisted living negligence lawsuits, nursing home fall cases, nursing home bed sore cases and nursing home wandering lawsuits, medical negligence cases, wrongful death lawsuits, labor and delivery negligence lawsuits and nursing home abuse lawsuits for individuals, families and loved ones who have been harmed, injured or died as a result of the carelessness or negligence of a medical provider for more than 45 years in and around Chicago, Cook County and its surrounding areas, including Willow Springs, Bannockburn, Lincolnshire, Lincolnwood, Buffalo Grove, Hoffman Estates, Des Plaines, Niles, Kenilworth, Winnetka, Franklin Park, Oak Park, Berwyn, Bedford Park, Hickory Hills, Willow Springs, Palos Heights, South Barrington, Chicago (Garfield Ridge, Gage Park, Back of the Yards, Woodlawn, Hyde Park, Auburn Gresham, Southside, Roseland, Washington Heights, Chinatown, Lakeview, Lincoln Park, Sheffield Neighbors, Horner Park, Albany Park, Lincoln Square, Andersonville, Sauganash, Edison Park, Norwood Park, Belmont Central), Harwood Heights, Norridge, River Grove, Bensenville, Wood Dale, Elk Grove Village and Morton Grove, Ill.
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