Dupage County Lawyers

Nursing Home Neglect And Abuse In DuPage County


Abuse or neglect should never happen in a nursing home. The elderly are a vulnerable class of citizens who should be protected and treated with respect. However, false allegations of nursing home abuse or neglect are just as wrong. If you or your hospital administration has been accused of nursing home abuse or neglect, you need skilled criminal defense representation. Charges related to elder abuse or neglect can result in serious criminal and civil consequences.

To discuss your elder abuse case with one of our experienced Cook and DuPage County nursing home neglect lawyers, contact us online. At Wolfe & Stec, Ltd., we offer free initial consultations. We strive to provide high-quality and effective legal representation along with personal attention to each and every one of our clients. Do not wait to seek help. The sooner you reach out to us, the sooner we can start working on your case.

Is There Evidence Of Nursing Home Abuse And Neglect?

The area of nursing home neglect and abuse is one where criminal and civil law often intersect. Criminal charges related to nursing home abuse can include:

  • Physical abuse (hitting, kicking, punching)
  • Assault/battery
  • Sexual abuse (inappropriate touching)
  • Sexual assault
  • Rape

Claims can also be made in civil court related to nursing home neglect. These allegations can include:

  • Malnutrition
  • Dehydration
  • Wandering off/elopement
  • Bedsores
  • Improper restraints
  • Falls
  • Wrong medications
  • Wrongful death

An Experienced Naperville Nursing Home Abuse Defense Lawyer

Accused of nursing home abuse? Contact the lawyers at Wolfe & Stec, Ltd., immediately to seek qualified legal representation. We represent clients in such Illinois communities as Aurora, Joliet, Chicago, Wheaton, Bolingbrook and Downers Grove. Call 630-305-0222 or 312-388-7882.

Illinois criminal defense attorneys providing quality criminal defense services to clients charged with criminal elder abuse and mistreatment, nursing home neglect, nursing home abuse and other crimes involving abuse of senior citizens or vulnerable adults throughout Illinois.