Everything listed under: nursing home lawsuit

  • Nursing Home Kickback Lawsuit Settles at $9.25 Million

    A nursing home pharmacy has agreed to settle at $9.25 million for claims that they received kickbacks for recommending drugs from a specific pharmaceutical company. The pharmaceutical company pleaded guilty to offering kickbacks and agreed to pay $1.5 billion for false advertisements that the drug was for dementia patients, when in reality it was for bipolar disorder and epilepsy. "Elderly nursing home residents suffering from dementia have little control over the medications they receive and de...  Read More...

  • Nursing Home Wrongful Death Concealment Ends In Fine & Settlement

    A nursing home lawsuit ended when the nursing home owners pleaded guilty to covering up the death of a patient. The patient died when a respiratory failed to plug in the ventilator when the patient went to sleep. Nine staff members were involved in the wrongful death concealment.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Faces Lawsuit For Wrongful Death

    The family of a loved one has filed a lawsuit in connection with her death. The plaintiff's mother received an overdose of morphine and died. She was one of six residents to receive morphine.   Read More...

  • Daughter Sues Nursing Home For Medication Errors Made With Her Mother

    A nursing home patient's daughter is now caring for her mother after losing trust in the facility where she resided. Her mother was sent to the hospital 37 times while a resident at the nursing home. The main issue that her daughter mentioned was medication errors.   Read More...

  • Former Nursing Home Administrator Drains Veteran's Account

    A former nursing home administrator was sentenced to jail for theft of a patient who was a veteran at the nursing home facility he oversaw. The veteran was awarded financial aid to help with medical expenses in the amount of $313,452.37. The administrator took all of the money from the account within 4 days of the funds landing in the account.  The administrator spent the stolen funds and tried to cover his actions by submitted false invoices on behalf of the nursing home facility for the v...  Read More...

  • Families With Wrongful Death Claims Work To Prevent Nursing Home Owner From Future Profit

    An attorney representing families of nursing home patients with wrongful death claims is trying to prevent the owner of a nursing home from profiting on a real estate project. The issue they state is that the nursing home owner pleaded hard times and reduced nursing home care for patients resident at his nursing home facility. Cutbacks included reduced air conditioning, reduced staffing, contaminated food, and less security.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home investigation Leaves Loved Ones of Patients Concerned

    A nursing home is under investigation after the attorney general launched a statewide investigation of nursing homes owned by the same chain. The nursing home chain has 25 nursing homes involved in a lawsuit alleging nursing home abuse and neglect of patients. A search warrant was issued for a particular nursing home where computers and documents were confiscated by investigators.  Family members of patients are concerned as they wonder about the safety of their loved ones.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Lawsuit Cites Two Wrongful Deaths

    Two families have lost loved ones at the same nursing home, leading to lawsuits against the facility. Both deaths of patients at the nursing home were allegedly avoidable if they had been handled with proper care. One patient suffered from a fall, that went unreported, was not turned and repositioned as often as necessary, and was overly medicated when combative.   Read More...

  • 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...