CHICAGO – A woman alleges that a Hinsdale care facility violated the Illinois Nursing Home Care Act by failing to render adequate assistance and supervision in giving care and treatment.
Joann Irmen, as independent administrator of the estate of Walter Irmen, filed a complaint on March 14 in the Cook County Circuit Court against Manorcare of Hinsdale, IL LLC, doing business as Manorcare Health Services, and Monica Greenwood, LPN, citing negligence and wrongful death.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on March 15, 2014, her decedent fell while using the bathroom, resulting in neck fracture. The suit states he died on March 20, 2014. The plaintiff holds the defendants responsible because they allegedly failed to properly assist and supervise her decedent to prevent him from falling.
The plaintiff seeks the following: compensation for an amount of more than $50,000, plus attorney's fees and the costs of suit. She is represented by Jordan S. Powell of Levin & Perconti in Chicago.
Cook County Circuit Court Case number 2016-L-002676