Nursing Home Rights Blog

  • Seniors are Abused in 1 out of 3 Nursing Homes (1/16/2015) - In July of 2014, a study prepared by the minority staff of the Special Investigations Division of the House Government Reform Committee found that 30% of nursing homes in the United States – 5,283 to be exact – were cited for almost 9,000 instances of nursing home abuse and neglect over a two year period..
  • Nursing Home Abuse at Rosewood Care Center St. Charles, Illinois (1/12/2015) - On January 9, 2015, two nurses pleaded guilty to abusing an elderly woman at Rosewood Care Center – an nursing home located in Saint Charles, Illinois. According to the criminal charges filed against the nurses, one nurse slapped an elderly woman in the face with a strap while the other nurse video recorded the entire.
  • Lawsuit Filed against Southpoint Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, LLC (6/13/2014) - Argento Law Group, P.C. has filed a lawsuit against Southpoint Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, LLC in Chicago, Illinois for violations of the Illinois Nursing Home Care Act. In short, the complaint alleges that an elderly female woman with advanced Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia was a resident of the facility from August of 2012 until September.
  • Lawsuit Filed against Skokie Meadows Nursing Center (6/13/2014) - Argento Law Group, P.C. filed a lawsuit against Skokie Meadows Nursing Center on behalf of a widow whose husband died from septic shock during his residency at the facility. In short, the resident was an elderly gentleman with a diagnosis of dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease. He was diagnosed with a urinary tract infection during his.
  • Nursing Home Complaint filed against Rosewood Care Center of Elgin, Illinois (5/6/2014) - Argento Law Group, P.C. retained to represent a family in a claim against Rosewood Care Center of Elgin (owned by Bravo Care of Elgin, Inc.) for nursing home abuse and neglect and for violations of the Illinois Nursing Home Care Act (“Care Act”). In plaintiffs’ complaint, they allege that their loved one was a resident.
  • Urinary Tract Infection Problem at Nursing Home (5/6/2014) - Q: I live in a nursing home i got an infection in feeding tube because no one wanted to cleaned for days, i was with a lot pain in my bladder and burning sensation to peeing i begged the nurse to do a urine culture after 4 days i asked for the results and the.
  • What are the Privacy Rights of Nursing Home Residents to Engage in Sexual Conduct? (4/2/2014) - Recently, I received the following questions: “I am in a nursing home and have been accused of having sex with another resident. This is not true. We feel hurt & slandered. I have been in this nursing home for quite some time and we have never been questioned about this before. The two of us.
  • Argento Law Group, P.C. settles claims against Renaissance at Hillside (5/16/2013) - In April of 2013, Argento Law Group, P.C. successfully settled two claims against Renaissance at Hillside, Inc., a nursing home located in Hillside, Illinois, owned and operated by NuCare Services Corp.  In October 2012, Renaissance at Hillside, Inc. ceased operating and re-branded as Aria Post Acute Care, LLC.  Both Renaissance and Aria are controlled by.
  • Dismissal of Lawsuit against Manorcare of Westmont affirmed on Appeal (3/27/2013) - On March 22, 2013, the Illinois Second District Appellate Court affirmed the decision of the Honorable Judge Popejoy of DuPage County in dismissing a lawsuit filed against a nursing home, Manorcare of Westmont (“Manorcare”), as untimely. On February 18, 2011, Violet Radwill as the Administrator of the Estate of Richard Radwill, her husband, filed a lawsuit against.
  • Founding Partner Vincent C. Argento on Medicaid Planning and Nursing Home Care (2/21/2013) - In order to meet the financial burden of nursing home costs, an area of the law known as Medicaid Planning has developed.  A Google search of the terms “Illinois Medicaid Planning” turned up 24,900 hits of various law firms and organizations advising you on how to plan to qualify for Medicaid.  Many of these firms.