Bloomington Nurse accused of abusing elderly woman

https://www.pantagraph.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/bloomington-nurse-accused-of-abusing-stealing-from-elderly-woman/article_e1a846dc-3db9-5582-aac4-93d2d442e97f.html

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If there is a company who hired the nurse, there may be a negligent hiring and supervision claim. If not, then most likely no money to go after.

Bloomington Nursing Home Reduces Numbers to Address Problems

http://www.pantagraph.com/news/local/nursing-home-cuts-resident-number-to-correct-problems/article_940089c4-f534-5a66-8052-1f72c1670844.html#tracking-source=home-top-story

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Illinois Department of Public Health oversees nursing homes. Residents who experience abuse or neglect may report problems to IDPH. Residents may also file lawsuits to address abuse or neglect and the resulting injuries and damages.

Man sues St. Charles nursing home where his mom caught fire while smoking | St. Charles | stltoday.com

Donna Chapman, 83, was left alone to smoke despite concerns about her mental and physical abilities, suit says. She died from her injuries.

Source: Man sues St. Charles nursing home where his mom caught fire while smoking | St. Charles | stltoday.com

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Will be difficult to defend allowing this woman to smoke without supervision. Resulted in her death so damages will be high.