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Nursing home negligence often results in catastrophic injury or even death.  

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Nursing Home Negligence Attorneys You Can Trust

When family members and friends go to nursing homes, we trust that the medical professionals at the nursing home will provide the necessary medical treatment, support and security to keep them safe.  When nursing homes break this trust, negligence claims and lawsuits result.  Nursing home negligence often results in catastrophic injury or even death.  While cases can be complex, the experience Nursing Home Negligence Attorneys, Cowan & Hilgeman, are committed to results.  Trust our lawyers to do what the nursing home could not – protect the rights of your loved one.

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The nursing home negligence lawyers at Cowan & Hilgeman believe those that have suffered due to nursing home negligence deserve to be significantly compensated for their injuries.  We will thoroughly review medical records, consult with experts and create a strategy to win your case.  Cowan & Hilgeman provide free case evaluations.  If we do not win your case and recover compensation, you do not pay an attorney fee.

Common Signs of Nursing Home Negligence

 The nursing home negligence lawyers at Cowan & Hilgeman handle the following cases:  

  • Bedsores and Pressure Ulcers
  • Dehydration
  • Falls
  • Neglect
  • Abuse
  • Medication Errors
  • Conditions Resulting in Death

  Cowan & Hilgeman has the experience and resources that are necessary to fully investigate your potential nursing home negligence case and prosecute your claims.  We are proud to offer free case evaluations and will gather the necessary records to perform a complete review of your case.     Please contact the nursing home negligence lawyers at Cowan & Hilgeman to schedule your free case evaluation today.  

Blog Posts About Nursing Home Negligence & Abuse

How Much Time do I Have to File a Nursing Home Personal Injury Claim in the State of Ohio?

How Much Time do I Have to File a Nursing Home Personal Injury Claim in the State of Ohio?

From the moment you or someone you love is injured in a nursing home, the clock starts running on how long you have to file a claim. In Ohio, the Statute of Limitations for a nursing home negligence or injury claim is generally 2 years. If you fail to file suit within that time frame, the defendant (the person you’re trying to sue) will almost certainly file a “motion to dismiss”, and the Court will reject your case on statutory grounds. Even if you or your loved one was horribly injured due...

10 Signs of Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect

10 Signs of Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect

The decision to place your loved one in a nursing home is often an enormously emotional one. You are trusting perfect strangers with the care and well-being of an important family member, hoping that trained nursing staff can provide them with the best quality of life possible. Thoroughly researching care facilities can reduce the chance that your loved one is mistreated, but even the most well-recommended nursing homes can hide a dark underbelly. The frailty associated with old age can...

Ohio Nursing Home Complaints

Ohio Nursing Home Complaints

In a recent article written by Brandon Klein, Daily Reporter Staff Writer, for the July 12th, 2019 Issue of the Daily Court Reporter, Vol. 148-No.11, Ohio Ranked 21st in the country for nursing home complaints. Mr. Klein’s article, in its entirety, is provided below: A new analysis shows that Ohio’s nursing homes are in the middle of the pack nationally based on the number of complaints per facility. The Senior List ranked Ohio No. 21 based on most complaints per nursing home facility last...

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Our personal injury lawyers have recovered millions of dollars for satisfied clients and often take cases other firms routinely reject. We are committed to results and take an individual approach to each case. One size does not fit all!

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Jack R. Hilgeman

Attorney, Jack R. Hilgeman, represents those injured due to the negligence of others.  Mr. Hilgeman has recovered millions in compensation on behalf of his clients and been recognized by national publications as a leader in Ohio personal injury law.  He consistently receives awards for outstanding client satisfaction. 

Mr. Hilgeman’s practice is limited to helping those harmed due to personal injury, medical malpractice, nursing home abuse and neglect, product liability and wrongful death.  Mr. Hilgeman takes all cases on a contingency fee, meaning that the client must pay an attorney fee only if a judgment or settlement is obtained.  Clients only pay a fee if compensation is recovered in their case.   

We pride ourselves on client satisfaction & strive to fully explain:

  • All Compensation Available Under Ohio Law
  • Medical Bills – Who Pays and How to Get Them Paid
  • Lost Wage Repayment
  • Out-of-Pocket Cost Reimbursement
    • Collection of Medical Records and Bills
    • Value of Pain and Suffering
    • Expert Reports
    • Property Damage Repairs and Diminished Value Claims

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    12 W. Monument Ave., Suite 100
    OH 45402
    (937) 222-2030
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