Articles Posted in Lexington Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

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A McHenry, Illinois woman alleges that poor care at a Lake Zurich nursing home led to her mother’s shattered hip. Due to this elderly negligence, Levin & Perconti has filed a lawsuit against the facility. The nursing home negligence lawsuit was filed in Cook County Circuit Court against the Lexington Health Care Center of Lake Zurich, on behalf of Edna Kneidek who was 83. “We hope that our case will bring about changes at Lexington so that other residents don’t suffer like my mother did,” said Lisa. “We visited often, but there are so many residents who do not have family nearby to speak up for them. We do not want anyone else to go through what my mother went through.” The daughter alleges that her mother fell five times during 2007 while undergoing care at the nursing home despite staff member’s knowledge that she was at risk for falling. A fall in August of 2007 prompted the lawsuit when the woman allegedly fell and then complained to staff members of severe hip pain. However, staff members allegedly did not transfer her to a hospital for another five days. X-rays showed that the woman had shattered her left hip and realized she also had pneumonia. To read more about the nursing home negligence, please click the link

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Nursing home abuse and neglect attorneys Levin & Perconti filed a nursing home negligence suit against a Nursing home near Chicago, Illinois for the wrongful death of Mr. Joseph Pazera. Mr. Pazera received negligent nursing home care and treatment from Lexington of Orland Park. Mr. Pazera’s family, his wife, and his children trusted the nursing home to provide adequate care to their husband and father. On numerous occasions, however Mr. Pazera’s family found him left without oxygen he needed, without proper hygiene care and found that nursing home theft had occurred. While under the care of Lexington of Orland Park the nursing home transported Mr. Pazera to a local hospital but in transit the nursing home failed to provide Mr. Pazera with his oxygen. As a result of the negligent care and treatment Mr. Pazera received Mr. Pazera passed away. Survived by his family and friends a lawsuit has been filed against the nursing home by Levin & Perconti.

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Levin & Perconti attorney Susan L. Novosad filed a complaint on behalf of the son of a nursing home resident against Applewood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center and Lexington Health Care Center of Orland Park, Illinois. The woman, who was at a known risk for falls, was allegedly undersupervised and neglected by nursing home staff and eventually fell at the home sustaining serious injuries that ultimately led to her death.

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Levin & Perconti achieved a $510,000 settlement in a nursing home lawsuit against Lexington Health Care Center of Streamwood nursing home for the family of a 78-year-old resident who repeatedly took off her personal alarm, fell on her way to the bathroom and fractured her hip and died four months later from heart problems.