The Law Offices of David H. Brinton, LLC handles chiefly personal injury cases and focuses on nursing home negligence and abuse. David H. Brinton is dedicated to providing nursing home abuse victims, their families, and other personal injury victims, with the justice and compensation they deserve. David H. Brinton realizes the pain and stress that nursing home neglect and abuse places on the one and family. He will listen diligently to your tragedy and take immediate action to help your loved one, you and your family.
Mr. Brinton is considerate, thoughtful and understands the impact that neglect, abuse and the injuries that result has on the lives of the victims and their families. He will listen to your unique situation and advise you on how best to proceed. He will investigate thoroughly and give you advice quickly. David Brinton will do whatever he can to get you through this painful, difficult, and extensive process professionally and efficiently. He believes in taking immediate, strategic and aggressive action on your case.
While he focuses on nursing home neglect and abuse, David Brinton also handles other types of cases, such as physician and hospital negligence/malpractice, wrongful death, trucking and automobile accidents, premises liability, and other personal injury claim.
Every day, families make the difficult and important decision to place a loved one in a nursing home. Naturally, the families rely on the nursing home staff to provide the kind of care they expect the loved one will receive and which the facility usually promises it will provide to the loved one. Unfortunately, the nursing home often breaks these promises and fails to provide the proper care to the resident. The loved one is then injured as a result. These injuries can have devastating effects since the loved one already has health issues. These health issues often include confusion and other mental status problems. These problems, in turn, make it difficult for the nursing home resident to tell the family about the inadequate care. The facility often hides the poor care and resulting injuries. So, the family often doesn’t find out about the poor care and resulting injuries until it’s too late.
WHAT IS NURSING HOME NEGLECT AND ABUSE:
Some types of nursing home neglect and abuse include:
- Pressure Ulcers (Bed Sores, Decubiti, Decubitus Ulcers)
- Malnutrition/ Starvation (Are aides taking the time to help your loved one eat if they need assistance or are they simply dropping off the food and leaving? Are the aides picking up the trays before your loved one has had the chance to eat?)
- Dehydration (Does your loved one constantly want water?)
- Sexual Assault (Signs include: Itching, Redness, Soreness, Discharge)
- Physical Assault (Does your loved one have bruises, black eyes and/or welts?)
- Wandering outside facility from lack of oversight (Also known as Elopement)
No matter what form it takes, nursing home abuse is wrong and the Law Offices of David H. Brinton, LLC can help.
Doctors, nurses, hospitals, health clinics and testing laboratories sometimes fail to provide medical care or make mistakes that injure or even kill a patient. If a member of the medical community is either negligent or careless, whether by accident or on purpose, they may be held liable for the damage they cause. If you or a loved one is facing injury, life threatening disease, or even death, you may have a medical malpractice claim.
Mr. Brinton has the skills, experience and compassion to handle complex wrongful death claims, including those stemming from:
- Fatal car accidents
- Fatal truck accidents
- Fatal motorcycle accidents
Tractor-trailer or semi truck accidents and commercial truck accidents in general can be more complicated than car accidents. Sometimes the victim of a truck driver’s negligence can sue not only the driver of the truck and his employer, but also the owner of the trailer or even the owner of the load being carried by the truck. Numerous defendants and insurance carriers might be involved.
If you were injured in a truck accident of any kind, the Law Offices of David H. Brinton can assist you in receiving compensation for your injuries, lost wages and related damages.
Truck accidents can occur for a wide variety of reasons in addition to driver error. We handle all varieties of truck accident injury claims, including those stemming from:
- Truck driver fatigue
- Improper loading
- Overweight trucks
- Reckless driving
- Inattentive driving
- Drunk driving and drug abuse
Every year, there are tens of thousands of car accidents on Illinois highways. A high percentage of those car accidents result in major injuries and deaths. In the aftermath of a car accident, it is crucial to contact an attorney to help you understand your rights regarding medical bills, lost wages and other damages you have suffered.
Car accidents can happen for any number of reasons, including negligent drivers, defective products and dangerous roadways. David Brinton handles all types of car accident cases, including those involving:
- Rear-end collisions
- Head-on crashes
- Construction zone accidents
- Rollover accidents
If you have been injured due to unsafe premises or the negligence of property owners, our lawyers can help you pursue compensation. We handle a variety of premises liability cases, including:
- Slip-and-fall accidents
- Stairway accidents
- Retail store accidents
David Brinton is dedicated to helping people who have been injured because of someone else’s mistake or negligence. The Law Offices of David H. Brinton regularly handles cases of all types where someone has been injured. These include construction accidents, scaffold and ladder accidents, car accidents, train accidents, injuries sustained as the result of a defective product or defective machine, lead poisoning and slips and falls. If you have been injured in any way as a result of someone else’s negligence, please contact us now.