Seniors Vulnerable to Sexual Assault in Nursing Homes

Rape and molestation are criminal offenses that create an enormous amount of pain and suffering for victims. Individuals and facilities can also be held liable under civil law for these assaults. Each year, it is estimated that 83% of sexual assaults perpetrated against seniors occur in nursing … [...]

Nursing homes, falls and liability

More than 100,000 people in Illinois currently live in long-term care facilities. Most residents of nursing homes are either unable to care for themselves, or they have serious health needs that require close monitoring. Falls, in particular, are high on the list of injuries that cause individuals … [...]

5 of the most dangerous motorcycle accidents

In Illinois, the warmer months of the year are ideal for motorcycle enthusiasts, and rising gas prices increase the incentive to hit the road on two wheels instead of four. The months between May and September are typically the best for riding. With more riders on the road, crash statistics rise, … [...]

Most dog bite victims are children

Dog owners in Illinois often protest that their beloved pets would never cause harm to a person unprovoked, and especially not a child. However, the American Veterinary Medical Association warns that any dog can bite, and statistics show that children are victims more than 50 percent of the time. … [...]

Tips on protecting your loved one from nursing home abuse

For many reasons, some families in the Chicago area are forced to make the difficult decision to place their elderly loved ones in a nursing home. Quite often, however, these families are faced with devastation when they learn that their family member has become the victim of nursing home abuse. … [...]

Human hormone study for brain injuries

Injuries to the brain can result in severe permanent complications. Each day in the U.S., an average of 138 people will die from traumatic brain injury, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Those whose wounds are not fatal may experience severe complications that will make … [...]

Lake County Car Accident Lawyer

Attorney Bogdan Martinovich is one of Lake County’s leading personal injury attorneys. He can help you get the compensation you deserve for your injuries. … [...]