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Settlement reached in Rockford nursing home lawsuit

Settlement reached in Rockford nursing home lawsuit

From the Kristin Zambo's article in the Daily Herald

A Rockford man’s lawsuit against a nursing home, where he fell last year and fractured all four limbs, has ended in a settlement.

An attorney for Karl Adamik filed the lawsuit on Nov. 22 in Winnebago County Circuit Court against Forest City Rehab & Nursing Center, 321 Arnold Ave., Rockford. The lawsuit sought more than $50,000 in damages, the benchmark for filing such a lawsuit.

Court records obtained on Thursday state the lawsuit was dismissed on Sept. 26 by Circuit Judge Edward Prochaska after a settlement was reached. A hearing was scheduled for that date to check on the case after it was slated to go before a mediator.

Adamik’s attorney, Craig M. Sandberg, confirmed on Thursday that Adamik still is living at the nursing home. He declined further comment, saying the settlement terms are confidential....

Click here to read the full article on the Rockford Register Star website.

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