Everything listed under: nursing home lawsuit

  • Nursing Home Chain Lawsuit Involving 25 Facilities Pending

    A chain of nursing homes has a lawsuit pending against them for false advertisement of facility offerings. The facilities advertised clean accommodations and in a comfortable environment with food and water. Instead, the nursing homes are being accused of allowing patients to stay in soiled diapers, or putting residents in diapers due to lack of staffing to aid the residents when transferring to the bathroom.  Other promised under-deliveries include slow response time to call bells, if ther...  Read More...

  • Family Of Loved One Sues Nursing Home For Wrongful Death

    A nursing home patient died after years of spending time at a nursing home. However, the time leading up to her death involved two falls and an "unstageable" pressure ulcer. The patient was known to be a high fall risk and at risk for pressure ulcers.  The family believes the fall and the fractured hip sustained due to the fall were preventable.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Sued Due To Wrongful Death Of Patient

    A family is suing a nursing home for neglecting their loved one. During his stay it was known to the nursing home staff that the resident was at a high risk for aspiration. During the brief time he was a patient there, only a matter of days, he became sick.   Read More...

  • Patient's Death Brings Lawsuit By Son

    A man plans to sue a nursing home because they failed to provide a safe environment and supervision for his elderly and mentally disabled father. When his father was being admitted into the nursing home facility, he was categorized as at risk for developing bed sores and infections. During his stay there were no records of his skin condition being checked.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Chain Lawsuit Pending For 36 Facilities

    A nursing home chain that operates 300 facilities nationwide in 22 states has a lawsuit pending due to violations in the quality of care its patients receive. The lawsuit is limited the facilities in only one state at this time. The attorney general is citing 36 facilities in the same state for failing to provide care to its vulnerable and elderly patients.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Wrongful Death Lawsuit Brings $18 Million Award

    The outcome of a lawsuit filed for wrongful death and neglect has ended with an award of $18 million to the family of a woman who died suffering abuse from a nursing home. The woman was 94 at the time that she died and was left in a state of extreme neglect. The patient developed pressure ulcers that exposed nerve endings and allowed for infections like E.   Read More...

  • Former Nursing Home Aide Faces Prison For Dropping Resident

    A former nursing home aide was arrested and is being sent to jail for up to four years. The aide dropped one of the facility’s residents. The 85-year-old resident that fell was a resident requiring complete assistance from staff for everyday things such as getting out of bed.   Read More...

  • Family Files Lawsuit Against Nursing Home For Death Of Family Member

    The daughter-in-law and grandson of an elderly resident who allegedly died due to the neglect of the nursing home where she was residing. Thirty hours before the resident died, her family took a video of the resident wailing in pain while the facility’s staff paid her no attention. The family pleaded and argued with staff to get the resident some relief from her pain.  However, after her arguing seemed to have no impact she became frustrated and left.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Lawsuit

    A West Virginia woman is suing for poor quality care after alleging that she suffered abuse and neglect while under the care of nursing home staff. A lawsuit has been filed with the court through attorney representing the patient. She is seeking damages for all that she endured.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Patients Suffer Heat To Maintain Residency

    A nursing home owner is withholding air conditioning from patients saying it is not required to offer rooms at a certain temperature. The nursing home owner’s attorney states that the law requires a comfortable climate and residents can seek temporary housing elsewhere if uncomfortable. The same circumstance occurred last year, however, the owner only turned on air conditioning in the hallways at that time.   Read More...