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. “We didn’t have any reason to believe that he wasn’t getting the care that he needed.  So to find out that the bed wounds were as bad as they were, it’s  just really a shock to all of us.” For more, read the story