An Illinois nursing home abuse lawsuit was recently filed by nursing home abuse lawyers Levin & Perconti alleging negligent care in the treatment of a 71 year-old man. The 71 year-old was admitted to an Illinois nursing home in June 2005 following a stroke and remained a resident for twelve months. During his stay, the 71 year-old developed many painful bedsores on the lower part of his back. Also while under the care of the nursing home, the 71 year-old lost 43 pounds.
Attorney Jeffrey Martin of Levin & Perconti represents the family of the 71 year-old victim. Martin stated that a change in the type and dosage amounts of medication to treat the victim’s depression caused the extreme weight loss.
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