$400,000 for Chicago area nursing home resident with amputation due to bedsore
An elderly resident of a nursing home in the Chicago area suffered from diabetes and was on hospice, but the diabetes was well-controlled while living at home. Within 4 weeks of entering the nursing home, the care was so inadequate that he had developed a massive pressure ulcer on his heel. Physicians at a local hospital determined it had to be amputated because it was too far along to treat. The nursing home settled just before mediation without admitting liability.
Jaye R. Lindsay
MANAGING ATTORNEY. Jaye R. Lindsay is a distinguished attorney with over ten years in the courtroom. He began his career with a large medical malpractice law firm in downtown Chicago, where he spent several years representing nursing home residents and others who suffered serious or fatal injuries due to negligent care. His career took him into contested probate and guardianship litigation, as well as high-stakes personal injury litigation. Throughout his career, Jaye has worked for large firms and handled enormous caseloads. When he decided to start Crossroad Legal, his vision was a family practice that would be large enough to make a difference but small enough to remain focused on individual client experiences. Jaye focuses primarily on nursing home abuse, auto accidents, civil litigation, and criminal defense. He also accepts a limited number of divorce and custody cases each year. As the firm has grown, Jaye continues to remain actively engaged in daily litigation on behalf of the firm's clients.