Coles County is located in central Illinois and lies approximately 180 miles southwest of Chicago. Cities in the county include Charleston and Mattoon and the population is 53,873 according to the 2010 U.S. Census. The County seat is Charleston which is home to the Eastern Illinois UniversityWhy should you choose our firm?
Although we are located in Chicago, our Illinois nursing home injury attorneys frequently handle cases throughout Illinois, including Coles County. Our team has the resources and experience in nursing home cases around the state, and are glad to take cases outside the Chicago area. In 2009, Steven Levin and Michael Bonamarte recovered a $700,000 settlement against Prairie View Care Center in Charleston for the wrongful death of a 43-year-old resident who died as a result of nursing home neglect This was a record settlement in a lawsuit against a Coles County nursing home. To read more about this settlement and other exceptional nursing home results, view our Successful Cases.Experienced Lawyers You can Trust
Our team has been representing Illinois nursing home residents for over twenty years, and through this experience we have gathered the knowledge and skills necessary to handle even the most complex nursing home matters. We have built a reputation as one of the leading nursing home firms in the country, and as a result, fellow attorneys from throughout Illinois call on us to handle their clients' nursing home cases.How can our nursing home attorneys help?
Having a loved one in a nursing home can be a difficult enough experience on its own. The possibility of a loved one being injured in a nursing home can only add to the stress.
If you suspect that your loved one is being abused or neglected in a Coles County nursing home, we encourage you to take immediate action. In Illinois, there are deadlines for filing nursing home lawsuits, known as a statute of limitations, so it is important to contact a Chicago nursing home neglect attorney at the first signs of abuse or neglect. If you have questions about what might constitute abuse or negligence, we would be happy to talk with you. All of our consultations are completely free of charge, and we operate on a contingency basis which means that we do not collect any fees until we recover compensation for you.
Below is an example of a health care center that we were successful in suing to recover compensation for our client.
Name of Nursing Home: Charleston Rehab & Health Care Center, formerly known as Prairie View Care Center of Charleston
Address: 716 18th St., Charleston, IL 61920
Type of Ownership:* LLC
Owner(s) with 20 percent or greater interest:* M. Petersen
CMS Nursing Home Compare Overall Rating:** 1 out of 5 stars
* Information from the Illinois Department of Public Health's Nursing Homes in Illinois website on 7/6/2012
** Information from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' Nursing Home Compare website on 7/6/2012