Results-Driven Personal Injury Attorneys
Nursing Home Abuse

Charleston, IL Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers

Fighting for Victims of Elder Abuse & Neglect Since 1996

Our senior citizens deserve to be treated with kindness, dignity, and respect. Nursing homes are supposed to provide a safe haven for our aging parents and elderly relatives, providing them with healthcare management and onsite nurses and doctors to provide needed attention and care.

Despite strict state and federal guidelines that nursing home facilities are required to follow, caregivers and administrative staff commit egregious wrongs. Each year, thousands of senior citizens suffer abuse, neglect, and exploitation in nursing homes and elder care facilities.

At The Tapella & Eberspacher Law Firm, we believe in standing up for victims of abuse. Someone needs to fight on behalf of seniors who have suffered harm by the very people entrusted with their care. With over 100 years of combined knowledge and experience and the resources to face off against any opponent, our Charleston, IL nursing home abuse attorneys pursue real results that change our clients’ lives and help prevent others from suffering similar fates.

Call (217) 394-5885 today for caring and knowledgeable insight regarding your nursing home abuse case. Your consultation is free and strictly confidential.

Types of Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect

Abuse, which includes intentional misconduct, and negligence, which includes a failure to provide proper care, can both cause serious harm or even the wrongful death of elderly patients and residents of nursing homes, residential care communities, and elder care centers.

Serving Central and Southern Illinois for over 25 years, our firm takes on cases involving:

  • Bedsores (pressure ulcers)
  • Dehydration
  • Physical abuse
  • Sexual abuse
  • Psychological/emotional abuse
  • Financial exploitation and fraud
  • Malnutrition
  • Medical malpractice
  • Medication errors
  • Unnecessary restraints
  • Negligent supervision
  • Slip and fall accidents

Helping Seniors Harmed at Central & Southern Illinois Nursing Homes

If you believe someone has suffered from neglect or abuse in a nursing home, do not wait to report the incident and seek legal counsel. Our Charleston, IL nursing home abuse lawyers can investigate to determine if state and federal standards of care are being met, and help you protect your family and loved ones from harm. We offer a free consultation and evaluation. If we take your case, there are no attorney fees unless you receive compensation.

Call us at (217) 394-5885 or fill out our online contact form and take the first step toward justice.

A History of success

millions recovered for our clients
  • Wrongful Death $5,900,000 Verdict
  • Hospital Negligence $5,400,000 Settlement
  • Medical Malpractice $4,000,000 Settlement
  • Tractor Death and Injury $2,400,000 Settlement
  • Medical Malpractice $2,100,000 Settlement
  • Truck Accident Resulting in Eye Injuries $2,000,000 Settlement
  • Negligent Care $1,750,000 Verdict
  • Product Liability $1,750,000 Settlement
  • Hospital Negligence $1,245,000 Settlement
  • Worker Killed by a Pickup Truck Driver $1,200,000 Settlement
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The Right Attorney can Make a difference

  • Unwavering Dedication

    We will fight for a just outcome & won’t give up in the face of difficult or unexpected challenges.

  • A Record of Proven Results

    Over our hundred years of combined legal experience, we have recovered millions of dollars for injured clients.

  • Respected in Our Community

    When attorneys need an attorney, they call us. Over 200 attorneys routinely refer clients to our capable & qualified team.

  • Compassionate Advocacy

    We genuinely care about the outcome of your case & commit to standing by your side every step of the way. 

  • Committed to Our Clients

    We pride ourselves in going the extra mile to make all of our clients feel comfortable, well-informed, and secure.

  • Clear Communication

    Our attorneys are committed to actively listening to our clients and to setting realistic, justifiable expectations.

Client testimonials

OUR CLIENTS COME FIRST
  • “Bill is very hard-working and he has a great team as well. They go above and beyond.”

    - Donna S.
  • “When I got hurt, I almost lost everything. Bill Tapella was there for me and helped me put my life together.”

    - Brenda M.
  • “Thank you for all of your hard and honest work. You made this not-so-good experience work out in my favor.”

    - Sharetha N.
  • “Lindsay always kept me informed, responded promptly to my phone calls and emails, gave me sound legal advice and encouragement as I recovered from my injuries.”

    - Therese S.
  • “We are pleased that your firm took our case and stayed with us through the course of the negotiations.”

    - Ken and Donna S.
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  • The National Trial Lawyers Association
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates
  • Recommended by Peers for Leading Lawyers Network
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell