When you place your loved one in a nursing home, you have a right to expect that they will receive a high level of care. You have a right to expect that the doctors, nurses and staff who are charged with their care will perform their duties with a high degree of professionalism.
Unfortunately, some nursing homes fail to provide the high standard of care that their patients are entitled to receive. All too often, understaffing and other cost-cutting measures put patient health in jeopardy. When nursing home patients receive substandard care, they may sustain serious or even fatal injuries.
If your loved one has been injured in an accident or due to negligence at an elder care facility, contact an experienced nursing home attorney at SAM LAW OFFICE, LLC. We handle a wide range of nursing home negligence and abuse claims, including:
Each case at our firm is personally managed by attorney Susan A. Marks. She brings to nursing home negligence cases a unique perspective. In addition to her vast legal knowledge, Ms. Marks brings to each case considerable medical knowledge and a strong knowledge of the nursing home industry.
Ms. Marks is a former nursing home administrator and previously managed a network of over 120 orthopedic physicians as executive director of Midwest Orthopedic Network, LLC. Given her prior experience, Ms. Marks can quickly analyze the strengths and weaknesses of a potential claim, better anticipate defenses that may be raised by opposing counsel in such cases and build a strong case for the clients she serves.
Susan A. Marks is a caring and compassionate attorney who cares deeply about the people she serves. She takes a limited number of cases and invests considerable time and energy into each case. She brings a passion and determination to each case and strives to make a positive difference in the lives of her clients. She understands that family members feel strongly that negligent nursing homes should be held accountable for their actions, and she strives to obtain the full compensation her clients are entitled to receive.
We handle all nursing home injury claims on a contingency fee basis, so you pay no fees to us unless we recover compensation for you. To schedule a free consultation with attorney Susan A. Marks, call 847-255-9925 or contact us toll free at 877-286-8180. You may also contact us by e-mail.
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