November 14, 2009

Burnham Health Care, Chicago

by Levin & Perconti

A Type A violation and a $50,000 fine notice were issued to Burnham Healthcare by the Illinois Department of Public Health for the beating death of a nursing home resident by two other residents who both had long histories of aggressive behavior. The facility failed to properly monitor this behavior or provide supervision to prevent altercations from occurring. You can read the full report of this IDPH violation against Burnham Health Care by following the link provided.

August 21, 2009

Death at Burnham Terrace Home may be the Result of Nursing Home Abuse

by Levin & Perconti

In April of 2009, Levin & Perconti discussed the death of a nursing home resident in the village of Burnham, located in the southern suburb of Chicago. This death may have been the resident of nursing home abuse. The victim died on April 1 from injuries he sustained during an altercation, which may have been at the home. A further autopsy revealed that the man died from multiple person injuries he sustained during the attack. To read about this nursing home abuse, please click the link.

The Chicago nursing home neglect lawyers at Levin & Perconti have represented victims of poor care at Burnham Terrace in the past. If you believe a loved one has suffered injury or death as a result of nursing home negligence at Burnham Terrance, contact our offices at 312-332-2872 for a free consultation with an experienced Chicago nursing home lawyer.

August 7, 2009

Former Case Highlights Nursing Home Abuse at Burnham Terrace Nursing Center

by Levin & Perconti

In C.W. as administer of the estate of L.E. v. Burnham Terrace Nursing Center, Levin & Perconti obtained a $760,000 verdict against a nursing home doctor who failed to respond to signs and symptoms of bowel obstruction, leading to the death of a 67-year-old resident with Alzheimer’s disease.

The Chicago nursing home neglect lawyers at Levin & Perconti have represented victims of poor care at Burnham Terrace in the past. If you believed a loved one has suffered injury or death as a result of nursing home negligence at Burnham Terrance, contact our offices at 312-332-2872 for a free consultation with an experienced Chicago nursing home lawyer.

April 26, 2009

Man Dies in Possible Case of Nursing Home Abuse Near Chicago

by Levin & Perconti

The death of a nursing home resident in the village of Burnham, a southern suburb of Chicago, may be a result of nursing home abuse. Thomas Donovan, a resident at Burnham Terrace nursing home, died on April 1 from injuries he sustained during an altercation, possibly at the nursing home. Burnham police have determined his death was a homicide but did not say whether his injuries occurred at the home. An autopsy revealed that he died from the multiple personal injuries he sustained during the attack. To read about this possible case of nursing home abuse near Chicago, follow the link.

Each year, many nursing home residents are injured or die as a result of assault in nursing homes. Often, fellow residents or nursing home staff are to blame for physical or sexual attacks in a facility. If you believe that a loved one may have been the victim of nursing home assault in Illinois, contact our offices at 312-332-2872 for a free consultation with an experienced Chicago nursing home lawyer.