Health Care Litigation Attorney
Michele J. Braun is an experienced and knowledgeable health care litigation attorney who represents victims of nursing home abuse and neglect as well as seniors who are being taken advantage of by their family members and/or caregivers. Having been raised by a nursing home administrator and recreational director of a health related facility, Michele has a unique understanding of the nursing home industry and a passion for making a difference in the care provided to our elderly. She is known for creating case law under the Illinois Nursing Home Care Act and for successfully defending her client’s position on appeal.
If you or a loved one is being abused, mistreated, or neglected by caregivers in a skilled nursing facility, assisted living facility, rehabilitation center or at home, you or your loved one may be entitled to compensation. Let Michele J. Braun take a look at your case, discuss your options and help you and your family determine the best course of action for obtaining the maximum recovery to which you are entitled.
How do you know if your loved one has been a victim of abuse or neglect? The following are just a few examples of the most common signs:
- Bedsores, pressure sores, decubitus ulcers
- Significant weight loss
- Unexplained fractures
- Sudden decline in mental or physical ability
- Sepsis or other serious infections
- Clogged breathing tubes
- Burns and/or severe bruising on body
- Sexual abuse
- Medication Errors
- Financial Exploitation
When these signs of abuse or neglect are clearly evident, Michele will vehemently fight for you in court, at arbitration or mediation by fusing her knowledge in healthcare matters with her big firm style litigation skills. Her strong and confident demeanor as well as her personal commitment to righting a wrong will impress you each and every time that she is advocating on your behalf.
Some of the Health Care Litigation matters that Michele J. Braun handles involve:
- Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect
- Abuse and Neglect within Assisted Living Facilities
- Abuse and Neglect at Rehabilitation Centers
- Contractual Disputes
- Financial Exploitation of the Elderly
- POA’s Abuse of Powers
- Caregiver Abuse at Home
Caring for a loved one in a long term care facility can be emotionally draining. When combined with signs of abuse or neglect, you need an attorney who is both knowledgeable and caring. Call Michele J. Braun today at 847-559-8406 to schedule your free consultation.