call/text for free consultation


Assisted Living Abuse

HomeNursing Home AbuseAssisted Living Abuse

Chicago Assisted Living Abuse Lawyer

Placing the care of an aging loved one in the hands of another is a difficult choice to make. However, it is often in the best interests of the elderly to be under the close care of nurses and other qualified individuals when they are sick or need frequent care. Many families will choose to move elderly loved ones to assisted living facilities as they begin to lose the ability to do things for themselves.

Assisted Living and Nursing Homes Abuse Attorneys in Chicago

Assisted living facilities are for more independent seniors compared to nursing homes, with round the clock medical treatment and constant supervision. Assisted living provides more privacy for seniors in a home-like environment. These facilities allow residents the option to live in apartment-style housing while still assisting them with basic tasks they may have difficulty doing on their own. Assisted living facilities often provide basic necessities such as meals, laundry, and housekeeping. However, additional care and medical attention can usually be given on a case by case basis. Just because less medical attention is given at assisted living facilities when compared to nursing homes, this does not mean that the seniors in these facilities can be neglected. These residents still require a great amount of attention and should be looked after by competent caretakers.

Chicago Assisted Living Abuse and Neglect Happens

Assisted living facilities are expensive for families and a high level of care is expected. When the necessary amount of care is not received loved ones are put in danger. If you believe a loved one has been abused by assisted living personal or is simply being ignored by those who are responsible for providing care, you need to take action.

It may be difficult to know if assisted living facility abuse is occurring. You may visit your loved one at the facility occasionally, but you cannot always be there. Assisted living facility staff will take advantage of the fact that family members may be oblivious to what is going on when they are not around. Some signs of abuse to be aware of include:

  • Depression, withdrawal or agitation
  • Bruises, scrapes, untreated wounds
  • Broken bones from falls
  • Dirty clothing, poor hygiene
  • Weight loss
  • Complaints about staff or other residents

A Chicago Assisted Living Abuse Lawyer Can Represent You

Assisted living abuse may take the form of physical, mental, verbal, or even sexual harm. If you suspect an assisted living home is not providing your loved one with the highest level of care, know that you have rights. A Chicago assisted living abuse lawyer from The Horwitz Law Group is ready to represent your case and hold the assisted living facility accountable for their actions.

Cases of assisted living neglect are all too common, listen to your loved ones. If they are complaining of poor care or appear physically harmed; take action immediately. Assisted living neglect is a sad reality and happens all too frequently. Don’t compromise the care and dignity of your loved ones; make sure they are being cared for properly and by qualified professionals. Our assisted living injury attorneys in Chicago, IL know how to handle these sorts of cases and will get your family the settlement they deserve. Contact us today to speak with one of our personal injury lawyers at The Horwitz Law Group.


Contact Us

Call or text us at 312-641-9200 or contact us by email to schedule a free consultation with an experienced attorney.

· Free consultations · Se habla español · Home and hospital visits available ·


Case Results


for a motor vehicle wrongful death case.


for a 75-year-old woman who suffered an above the knee amputation due to being run over by a private school bus.


for a young lady who was run over by a private waste hauling company while crossing the street.


for a trucking accident resulting in the death of the driver.


for a 70 year old man who died, without any living relatives, seven months after being hit by a car while crossing the street.


for a client whose family was killed by a street sweeper that ran a red light.


for a client injured in a 2005 Metra train derailment case.


for a minor rear-ended on an expressway in Kankakee.


for a premises liability accident resulting in below the knee amputation.


for a woman who was hit by a car while crossing the street.


for a client who was injured on the CTA red line train.


for a bicyclist hit by a car.


for a passenger injured in a rideshare rollover accident.


for a rideshare accident injury.


for a low-speed rear-end accident.


for injuries in a van accident pulling a trailer.


for a minor injured in a ride-share accident.


for a pedestrian injured due to a sidewalk defect.


for a passenger injured in a rideshare rollover accident.


for a driver injured in an auto accident.


for injuries from a right-turning truck.


for a family injured in an auto accident.


for a law enforcement officer rear-ended by a truck.


for a motorcyclist rear-ended.


for an individual injured by a dog.


for a bicyclist hit by a car while crossing the street.


for a driver rear-ended on the expressway.


for a client who had lawyers at another law firm trying to settle the accident case for only $60,000.

Tell Us About Your Case

To arrange a free initial consultation with an experienced Illinois injury lawyer complete the e-mail form below.