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Champaign Wandering and Elopement Lawyers

When a Champaign nursing home resident with an impaired mental or physical condition wanders or elopes (escape the premises completely), they may be at risk of injury and in some circumstances, even death. Under the protection of the law, nursing home residents are entitled a level of care and supervision that fits their specific mental condition and physical health requirements. When nursing home staff fails to provide this security, they are endangering the lives of your loved ones.

When you entrust the care of your loved ones to the hands of nursing home staff, you shouldn’t have to worry that they might find themselves in a dangerous situation due to wandering and elopement. If you and your family are suffering because of nursing home abuse, a Champaign wandering and elopement lawyer can help. Call an attorney with Spiros Law, P.C., at (217) 328-2828 today.

The Dangers of Wandering and Elopement

When Champaign nursing home residents are not given adequate supervision, their wandering and elopement may put them at risk of severe injury and even death. Your loved one could be at risk to a number of dangers, including:

  • Exposure to extreme heat or cold
  • Medical complications due to lack of regular medicine
  • A fall onto cement or into a body of water
  • Wandering into traffic
  • Exposure to inclement weather
  • Falling down a set of stairs

Nursing home residents deserve a high level of care and safety. If you and your family are suffering from a case of nursing abuse resulting in wandering and elopement in Champaign, you should not hesitate to contact a personal injury lawyer.

Contact a Champaign Wandering and Elopement Lawyer

The lawyers of Spiros Law, P.C., in Champaign have experience in cases of nursing home abuse and can help you and your family file a claim to pursue justice and compensation for your suffering. Call today at (217) 328-2828.