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Dehydration, Malnutrition And Nursing Home Neglect

State and federal laws require Illinois nursing homes to provide adequate nutrition and hydration to residents. Failure to do so can have devastating consequences, including serious medical conditions and even wrongful death.

At Barrett Law Firm, P.C., we hold negligent nursing homes accountable for damages suffered by malnourished and dehydrated residents. With law offices in Rockford, we handle nursing home negligence claims for clients throughout Chicago and across the state of Illinois.

Holding Negligent Nursing Homes Accountable

Nursing home negligence can take many forms. Some of the most common mistakes that lead to malnutrition and dehydration include failure to:

It is devastating to find out that a loved one has suffered due to a lack of proper nutrition and hydration. Sadly, elderly nursing home residents are often unable to express their own pain and suffering. For this reason, it is important to monitor family members for signs of malnutrition, dehydration and other types of neglect.

By pursuing a nursing home negligence claim, you can seek justice for your family member while protecting others from the same inadequate, negligent treatment.

We Are Here For You

Our lawyers are passionate advocates for injured elders in Rockford and throughout Illinois. To talk about your nursing home negligence claim with an experienced attorney, please contact our law offices online or by telephone at 815-332-9600.