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As a law firm that focuses on nursing home neglect and abuse cases in Illinois, Terry Law Firm handles cases in the central and southern counties of Illinois. This means that residents of any of the counties in Illinois listed below can contact Terry Law Firm for legal representation and assistance with nursing home neglect and abuse cases. If you happen to be in a county not listed, we have strong relationships with experienced proven nursing home abuse and neglect attorneys in the northern counties and would be happy to refer the best firm for your particular case.
Terry Law Firm is able to ensure that all residents of Illinois, regardless of where they live, have access to experienced legal representation and the resources they need to pursue justice and hold long-term care facilities accountable for their actions.
Physical injuries are one of the most visible and often most devastating types of harm that can result from nursing home neglect and abuse. Some common examples of physical injuries associated with nursing home neglect and abuse include pressure ulcers, also known as bedsores, which can develop when a resident is left in the same position for long periods of time without proper care and attention. Other physical injuries may include broken bones, falls resulting from inadequate supervision or safety measures, malnutrition or dehydration, infections, and medication errors.
Psychological harm is another significant consequence of nursing home neglect and abuse. Residents of long-term care facilities who are subjected to neglect or abuse may experience depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and other mental health issues as a result of their experiences. They may also become socially isolated or withdrawn, which can further exacerbate their psychological distress.
Finally, nursing home neglect and abuse can also result in significant financial losses for residents and their families. This may include the cost of medical treatment and rehabilitation for injuries sustained as a result of neglect or abuse, as well as the cost of legal fees associated with pursuing a nursing home neglect or abuse claim. In some cases, nursing home neglect and abuse may also result in the loss of property or financial assets, such as when a resident is subjected to financial exploitation by staff or other residents.
Given the serious nature of these injuries and the potential for long-lasting physical, psychological, and financial harm, it is essential that nursing home neglect and abuse cases be taken seriously and pursued with the utmost care and attention. This may involve conducting a thorough investigation into the circumstances surrounding the alleged neglect or abuse, consulting with medical experts and other professionals to determine the extent of the harm suffered by the resident, and negotiating with nursing home administrators and insurers to obtain fair and just compensation for the resident and their family.
Overall, Terry Law Firm’s focus on nursing home neglect and abuse cases is an important one, as these cases play a crucial role in holding long-term care facilities accountable for the care they provide to their residents. By advocating for the rights of nursing home residents and their families, Terry Law Firm can help ensure that residents receive the care and attention they need and deserve, and that neglect and abuse are not tolerated or overlooked.
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Alexander County, Illinois
Alexander county is located in southern Illinois, and offers attractions such as Horseshoe Lake State Fish & Wildlife area and Fort Defiance park.
Bond County, Illinois
Bond County is located in southern Illinois, its county seat is Greenville. Greenville offers a historic downtown and the Bond County Historical Society.
Calhoun County, Illinois
Calhoun county is on the western side of Illinois, and is located between the Mississippi and Illinois rivers.
Christian County, Illinois
Christian County is located in the central part of the state. Here you can dive into this counties history at the Christian County Historical Society and Museum.
Clark County, Illinois
Clark County is located in eastern Illinois and its county seat is Marshall. Marshall has a historic downtown area where visitors can explore local shops and dining.
Clay County, Illinois
Clay county is located in southern Illinois, and its county seat is Louisville. In this county you can visit the Clay County Museum which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Clinton County, Illinois
Clinton county is in the southern part of the state and is home to the largest man made lake in Illinois, Carlyle Lake. This lake is 15 miles long and covers a total of 26,000 acres.
Coles County, Illinois
Coles county is located in east-central Illinois and its county seat is in Charleston. This county is home to Eastern Illinois University.
Crawford County, Illinois
Crawford county is located in southeastern Illinois, and its county seat is Robinson. Robinson hosts the annual Heath Bar Festival every October!
Cumberland County, Illinois
Cumberland county is a rural county in eastern Illinois. This offers the Cumberland County Historic and Genealogical Society, as well as the Cumberland County Military Museum.
Douglas County, Illinois
Douglas is a rural county located in east-central Illinois, its county seat is Tuscola.
Edgar County, Illinois
Edgar county is located in eastern Illinois, and got its name from John Edgar, and Irish-born officer in the Royal Navy.
Edwards County, Illinois
Edwards county is located in southeastern Illinois and its county seat is Albion. This county was named after Ninian Edwards a Territorial Governor of Illinois.
Effingham County, Illinois
Effingham county is located in central Illinois, and is home to many recreational opportunities, and historical sites such as the Effingham County Veteran’s Memorial and Mid America Motorworks’.
Fayette County, Illinois
Situated in the southern region of Illinois, Fayette County has its county seat in Vandalia. Vandalia is renowned for its tourist attraction, the Kaskaskia Dragon.
Franklin County, Illinois
Franklin county is located in southern Illinois, and its county seat is benton. This county offers a great outdoor recreational opportunities at Wayne Fitzgerrell State Recreation area.
Gallatin County, Illinois
Gallatin county is located in the southern part of Illinois. This county borders the Ohio river and is home to the Shawnee National Forest.
Greene County, Illinois
Greene county is located in southwest Illinois, and its county seat is Carrolton. This county is a great place to explore the outdoors at Pere Marquette State Park.
Hamilton County, Illinois
Hamilton county is located in the southeastern part of Illinois, its county seat is McLeansboro.
Hardin County, Illinois
Hardin county is located in southern Illinois along the Ohio river. This county offers a great opportunity for outdoor recreational activities at Cave-In-Rock State Park.
Jackson County, Illinois
Jackson county is in southern Illinois, and is home to Southern Illinois University.
Jasper County, Illinois
Jasper county is located in Southern Illinois and its county seat is Newton.
Jefferson County, Illinois
Jefferson county Illinois is in the southern part of the state, and has plenty to do. Visitors can explore the Cedarhurts Center for the Arts, Mitchell Museum at Cedarhurts, or Rend Lake.
Jersey County, Illinois
Jersey County is in the southwestern region of the state, along the Mississippi River. It’s county seat is Jerseyville.
Johnson County, Illinois
Johnson county is in the southern part of the state, and has plenty of places to hike, bike, or walk. Visitors can visit to Ferne Clyffe State Park, Trigg Observation Tower, and many other local parks.
Lawrence County, Illinois
Lawrence county is in the southeastern region of the state, its county seat is Lawrenceville.
Macon County, Illinois
Macon County is located in central Illinois, and its county seat is Decatur. This county is home to Macon County Historical Museum and Children’s Museum of Illinois!
Macoupin County, Illinois
Macoupin is located in southwestern Illinois, with a county seat in Carlinville.
Madison County, Illinois
Madison County is located in Southwestern Illinois. Its county seat is Edwardsville.
Marion County Illinois, Illinois
Marion County Illinois is located in southern Illinois, with a county seat in the city of Salem.
Massac County, Illinois
Massac County is located in the southern region of Illinois, and is best known for its Superman themed attractions.
Monroe County, Illinois
Monroe is in the southwestern part of Illinois, with Waterloo as its county seat.
Montgomery County, Illinois
Montgomery County is centrally located and offers many local attractions ranging from local parks and lakes to Museums and historical sites.
Morgan County, Illinois
Morgan county is centrally located in Illinois, and its county seat is Jacksonville. This county is also home to Illinois College.
Moultrie County, Illinois
Moultrie county is centrally located, formed in 1843, and got its name from South Carolina General and Governor William Moultrie.
Perry County, Illinois
Perry county is located in southern Illinois, and was formed in January of 1827. Its county seat is Pinckneyville.
Piatt County, Illinois
Piatt county is a rural county centrally located in Illinois, formed in January 1841. Monticello is the county seat.
Pike County, Illinois
Pike county is in western Illinois, and was named in honor of Zebulon Pike the leader of the Pike Expedition in 1806.
Pope County, Illinois
Pope County is located in southern Illinois, and has tons of places for hiking, fishing, and enjoying the outdoors. Its county seat is Golconda.
Pulaski County, Illinois
Pulaski county is located in southern Illinois, and its county seat is Mound City.
Randolph County, Illinois
Randolph county is located in southwestern Illinois and was named after Edmund Randolph, governor of Virginia.
Richland County, Illinois
Richland county is located in southeastern Illinois, its county seat is Olney. Olney is known for their famous white squirrels!
Saline County, Illinois
Saline county is located in southern Illinois, and got its name from the Saline River in 1847.
Sangamon County, Illinois
Sangamon county is located in central Illinois, its county seat and largest city is Springfield. Here you can visit Lincoln Home National Historic site.
Scott County, Illinois
Scott county is located in west central region of the state and was established in February of 1839.
Shelby County, Illinois
Shelby county is located in central Illinois and offers many opportunities for outdoor activities at Wolf Creek State Park and Hidden Springs State Forest.
St. Clair County, Illinois
St. Clair county is located in southwestern Illinois. Its county seat is Belleville which offers many opportunities to dive into the history of the area at local museums.
Union County, Illinois
Union county is located in southern Illinois, and is a great place for nature enthusiast. Visitors can enjoy the outdoors at the Shawnee National Forest, LaRue-Pine Hills Research Natural Area, or the Trail of Tears State Forest.
Wabash County, Illinois
Wabash county is located in southeastern Illinois and its county seat is Mount Carmel. This county was formed in 1824 when it was carved out from Edwards county.
Washington County, Illinois
Washington county is located in the southern portion of Illinois, also known as ‘Little Egypt’.
Wayne County, Illinois
Wayne county is located in southeastern Illinois, and was formed in March of 1819. This county name came from General ‘Mad’ Anthony Wayne.
White County, Illinois
White county is located in the southeastern region of the state along the Little Wabash River. This county offers parks, lakes, and many more recreational activities.
Williamson County, Illinois
Williamson county is located in southern Illinois, Marion is the county seat and is home to Marion Stadium.