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Levin & Perconti Files Nursing Home Neglect Suit on Behalf of Son Against Arbor of Itasca

Chicago nursing home abuse lawyers Steven Levin and Margaret Battersby of Levin & Perconti field a nursing home negligence lawsuit in Dupage County on behalf of Robert Gryncewicz for the personal injuries his mother sustained while under the care of the Arbor of Itasca nursing home in Itasca, Illinois. The injuries contributed to the mother’s death. She was admitted to Arbor of Itasca on October 7, 2004 after suffering a stroke that left her with decreased mobility. When she was admitted to the nursing home she was assessed as requiring supervision and assistance with activities of daily living, bed mobility and transferring to prevent falls and accidents. She first fell when she was improperly transferred from her bed to her wheelchair. The fall resulted in a fractured knee that was treated at a local hospital. Several weeks later, she fell out of her wheelchair in the hall of her nursing home. This incident required yet another hospitalization and aggravated the previous injury. After the falls, her elderly negligence lawsuitcondition rapidly deteriorated. The mother developed serious pressure ulcers on her hell and sacrum. She was never able to fully recover from these injuries and passed away on August 4, 2008. Robert believes that the nursing home negligence caused his mother’s death. The alleges that the Arbor of Itasca was negligent on several levels. The complaint alleges that the nursing home failed to appropriately asses the woman’s risk for falls and accidents and failed to prevent falls and accidents from occurring. If you or a loved one has experienced elderly abuse, please find an Illinois nursing home neglect lawyer.