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. They were not turning him…and he developed such severe sores on his body.” The sores turned into gangrene, which developed into sepsis. For more, read the story.