Nursing Home Allegedly Contributed to Resident's Death Ater Fall, Pressure Sore
A lawsuit against a county-run nursing home alleges shoddy care of a nursing-home resident led to months of pain and, ultimately, her death.
The lawsuit alleges staffers at the county-run nursing home caused an 81-year-old resident to fall, then failed to treat and report to her doctor a large ulcer that formed.
The lawsuit says the ulcer became infected and caused her death early last year. For more, read the story.
Robert W. Carter, Jr. is a Virginia attorney whose law practice is dedicated to protecting the rights of the victims of nursing home and assisted living neglect and abuse in Richmond, Roanoke, Norfolk, Lynchburg, Danville, Charlottesville, and across Virginia.
Posted on Thu, August 13, 2009
by Robert Carter