Case Result Category: Nursing Homes

Bedsores

This case involves the neglect and abuse of an elderly man living in a skilled nursing facility. Our client was non-ambulatory and recovering from surgery on his lungs, so he required specialized care from the staff of the facility. However, the facility failed to meet this standard of care. Our client was not given the …

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Bedsores

This case involves the abuse and neglect of our client, an elderly man. Our client had been living at home with his primary care giver, but was taken to a skilled nursing facility to stay for a couple of days while she was out of the country. Because he was bound to his wheelchair, he …

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Bedsores

This case involves the mistreatment and neglect of an elderly woman living in a skilled nursing facility. Our client was admitted to the skilled nursing facility to recover from hip surgery on her fractured hip. She frequently complained to her family that she was not being turned enough in bed, and her family communicated this …

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Bedsores

This case involves the abuse and neglect of our client while living in a nursing home. Our client was a dependent adult and thus required constant assistance throughout the day from the facility. However, the facility neglected to turn and reposition our client, and as a result, he developed severe pressure ulcers and passed away. …

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Choking

This devastating case involved the neglect of a 74-year-old man with severe psychosis and PTSD living in a nursing home. Because of his mental condition and the powerful drugs to treat them, he required constant supervision. But this nursing home was under-staffed and left him alone for an extended period outside where he choked to …

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Medication Errors

This case involves the abuse and neglect of our client, an elderly woman suffering from dementia, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and diabetes. Because of her various conditions, she required constant care and assistance at the nursing facility where she was living. She especially required extensive care regarding her medication for her diabetes. The facility staff, however, failed …

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Falls

This case involves the neglect of our client, a 92-year-old man suffering from congestive heart failure, kidney disease, and hypertension. Our client was admitted to a skilled nursing facility to rehabilitate after being hospitalized. It was the duty of the facility to create a specialized care plan for our client. However, this was not the …

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Bedsores

Our client was an elderly man who developed severe bed sores in 14 different areas on his body. He was also malnourished, dehydrated, and suffering from infections. He passed away as a result of his injuries. This case settled confidentially for $350,000.00.

Infection

Our client was She was admitted to a skilled nursing facility after surgery on her hand. where she was supposed to be supervised and receive specialized care and therapy. Instead, her hand became infected, gangrene set in and she died. This case settled confidentially for $550,000.00.

Bedsores

This case involves the mistreatment of our client, an elderly man who suffered from frequent respiratory problems. As a result, he was admitted to a nursing facility where he was to be constantly supervised. Sadly, he was neglected by the nursing staff and developed severe bedsores from not being moved enough. The facility failed to …

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