A man's estate is suing a Chicago nursing home, claiming its negligence led to a facial fracture and the deterioration of his health.

Robert Brim Jr., as independent administrator of the Estate of Robert Brim Sr., filed a lawsuit March 25 in the Cook County Circuit Court against Mayfield Care Center Inc., doing business as Mayfield Care Center, citing negligence

According to the complaint, Brim Sr. was a resident of the defendant's facility at 5905 W. Washington Blvd. in Chicago. The complaint alleges the negligence of the nursing home caused Brim Sr. to fall, resulting in injuries, including a facial fracture, and caused his health to deteriorate.

The plaintiff is seeking damages in excess of $50,000, attorney's fees and court costs. He is being represented by Chicago attorney Marc S. Weissman of The Law Offices of Steven J. Malman.

Cook County Circuit Court Case No. 2013L003428.

This is a report on a civil lawsuit filed at the Cook County Circuit Court. The details in this report come from an original complaint filed by a plaintiff. Please note, a complaint represents an accusation by a private individual, not the government. It is not an indication of guilt, and it only represents one side of the story.

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