Everything listed under: nursing home lawsuit

  • Nursing Home Resident’s Bowels Rupture, Lawsuit Filed Alleging Staff Negligence

    A lawsuit is born following an incident in 2018 where an elderly woman perished from alleged nursing home negligence. The lawsuit’s claim states the nursing home facility failed to adequately “care for [the patient], resulting in pain, suffering and death.” According to patient’s family, the elderly woman required laxatives, which the family claims was sufficiently explained to the staff. When the patient did not receive the laxatives, her bowels ruptured, and she died ei...  Read More...

  • One State’s Attorney General Initiates a State-wide Investigation of Nursing Homes

    One patient’s tragic story at a nursing center initiated an investigation of nursing homes in one state. The incident began when a caretaker of a skilled nursing facility neglected to turn on a patient’s bed alarm, permitting the patient to get up and walk unsupervised. A week later after sustaining injuries, the patient died.The investigation lasted more than a year and reached seven settlements for injuries and wrongful deaths.   Read More...

  • Investigation Begins after Former Employees of a Veterans’ Retirement Home Report Mistreatment of Residents

    A former cook and former housekeeper of a veterans’ retirement home have publicly reported mistreatment of the home’s residents. According to the former employees, some residents were victims of staff negligence and carelessness, poor living conditions, bed bug infestations, and insufficient treatment and prevention of medical conditions, among other claims.One of the former employees stated she could no longer continue to work at the home due to the “unconscionable treatment&r...  Read More...

  • Man “Rots to Death”, Stems Lawsuit and Criminal Charges Against Nursing Home Staff

    According to the family of a man who died from an infected decubitus ulcer, the nursing home staff is to blame for his preventable death. The patient was a resident of the nursing home for two years and was just 57 years old. The pending lawsuit states that the massive infection resulted in septic shock, which ultimately killed him.In addition to the lawsuit, the state’s Attorney General indicted several facility staff with involuntary manslaughter charges.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Patient Dies from Gangrene and Sepsis, Family Makes Plans to Sue Facility

    A family makes plans to sue a nursing home facility two years after their loved one, an 84 year old Army veteran, died in the facility’s care. The family’s attorney stated that the veteran could no longer take care of himself. “It appears the nursing staff was not able to take care of him, either,” the attorney said. “While in this nursing home for just a period of weeks, they were not cleaning him.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Patient Dies, Facility Files Lawsuit

    A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed for a male patient who died of septic shock at the age of 57. The patient suffered from a massive pressure ulcer.  The facility failed to provide the care necessary to help prevent and heal the wound. “You’re trusting where they’re at that they’re getting the care that they need,” said the deceased patients sister.   Read More...

  • Nursing Home Lawsuit Filed For Fall, Spinal Fracture

    A lawsuit has been filed against a nursing home that allowed a patient to fall. The patient was a high fall risk, but the facility failed to properly supervise and prevent the patient's fall. As a result, the patient fracture his spine and required hospitalization and surgery.   Read More...

  • Family Files Lawsuit Against Nursing Home For Death Of Patient

    The family of a nursing home patient has filed a lawsuit after the patient died due to overheating. The patient overheated after a hurricane when there was no air conditioning due to a power outage. The nursing home facility failed to provide generators to maintain appropriate temperatures at the facility. The family checked to make sure the nursing home facility could maintain a safe environment when the hurricane was predicted.   Read More...

  • Family's Hidden Camera Captures "Horrible" Nursing Home Abuse

    A family released a video showing physical and mental abuse of their elderly father by his nursing home's staff. The man and his family filed a lawsuit against the facility, and are now making public their hidden camera footage, including an employee making anti-Arab comments and using ethnic slurs.The man's son said he put a hidden camera disguised as an alarm clock in his father’s room after he noticed unexplained bruises and cuts on his father’s body.“I discover...  Read More...

  • Nursing Home Lawsuit Filed For Abuse And Neglect

    The wife of a nursing home patient is suing the nursing home facility for allowing her husband to suffer neglect and injuries due to poor quality of care. A lawsuit filed against the facility alleges physical and emotional injuries sustained at the nursing home during the time of his care. Additional claims include a failure to prevent mental and physical abuse. The damages sought are $15,000 in the failure to prevent mental and physical abuse.   Read More...