Mark Bello

Advocating For Your Loved One In a Care Facility

Nursing homes are entrusted to care for some of our nation’s most vulnerable residents at a critical time in their lives. When this trust is violated and nursing home abuse or neglect happens, the results are often devastating as was […]

Mark Bello

Taking The “Nurse” Out Of “Nursing Home”

When elderly loved ones are no longer able to live on their own, many family members turn to an assisted living facility or nursing home. While many of these facilities provide excellent care, there are times that the system fails. […]

Langdon & Emison

Proposed Federal Law Could Put an End to Forced Arbitration by Nursing Homes

A proposed federal regulation would require a nursing home to make sure a resident or family member acknowledges that he or she understands the arbitration agreement before signing it.

Greg Webb

Nursing Homes Hiding The Keys to the Courthouse With Arbitration Clauses

One of the more vulnerable times in our lives is when we, or a loved one, enter a nursing home. It is a time of high emotions and typically involves some precipitating event. In the middle of this stressful time […]

Jeffrey Liggio

Reverse Mortgages and Mortgage Servicing: What we continue to learn is disturbing

Last September, I posted about reverse mortgages here. We agreed to represent our client, Mrs. Gravlin 4 days before the trial was scheduled in the foreclosure action.  She had a reverse mortgage, they were foreclosing on her (despite what you […]

Langdon & Emison

Inadequate Staffing Often to Blame for Nursing Home Abuse Cases

To avoid having your loved one in a center that is understaffed, be sure to conduct a thorough review of potential nursing homes.

Langdon & Emison

Resources to Evaluate the Right Nursing Home for You and Your Loved One

As our older adult population grows, so too does our responsibility to ensure their safety and well-being in nursing homes and other settings where long-term care is provided.

Ryan R. Bradley

Nursing Home Neglect: Types and Symptoms

Central Illinois is not immune to Nursing Home Neglect. Nursing Home cases are challenging on an emotional and medical level. Consult with a knowledgeable attorney with questions.

Andrew D'Arcy


It’s the holiday season and many people will be visiting friends and loved ones in nursing homes and care facilities.  Aside from visiting and sharing holiday joy, it provides an important opportunity to be on the lookout for any signs […]

Andrew D'Arcy

Bed Sores in a Nursing Home – What To Do

Pressure ulcers (a/k/a bedsores or pressure sores), which have been used as an indicator of quality of care, are a widespread problem in long-term care settings.  A study by Gosnell and VanEtten finds that pressure ulcers affect approximately 1 million […]