Category: Nursing home cases in the news

Family files wrongful death suit against nursing home

Jay Cameron whose mother died in a California nursing home filed a lawsuit against the facility saying it caused his mother’s death by reducing staff to save money. Cameron alleges the home committed elder abuse, fraud, wrongful death, negligence and violated patient rights. He is asking for an undetermined amount of money and reimbursement for

Neglect trial in Texas this week

The children of 94-year-old Alice Limbrick claim their mother’s legs had to be amputated  because of negligent care during her stay at the Green Acres Parkdale nursing home. The trial of Roy Limbrick vs. Mariner Health Care Inc. (Green Acres) began Jan. 23.  The defense will attempt to convince the jury that the amputating Alice Limbrick’s legs had

Family wants answers about “disappearance”

Family of man who disappeared sues Gooding nursing home.  The family of a man who allegedly wandered away from the Idaho nursing home five years ago has sued thecorporation that operates the facility. In the lawsuit filed on behalf of Magic Valley Manor resident John Henry Davis allege the home and Northwest Bec-Corp didn’t supervise

Sexual molestation at nursing home

Dothan, Alabama police have arrested a 68-year-old man and charged him with molesting a woman at the nursing home where he lived last month. Aaron Howell is a convicted sex offender.  Howell violated the state community notification act when he moved into Westside Terrace Health and Rehabilitation Center on Nov. 30.  During the month of December

Putting profits over care

A Rockport, Arkansas nursing home chose to evict an elderly resident who was chronically ill. The home dropped her off at a motel in Aransas Pass and never notified the family. The home claims it wasn’t getting paid for her to stay there.  Ladewig suffers from chronic bronchitis and a muscle disease. Ladewig said she was brought to

Beverly Whistleblower

Here’s an interesting little article about the former director of operations for Beverly LIving Centers in one of the midwestern states.  “Ken Williston,” as he’s called in the article, says he was the representative of the national office, and assisted nursing home administrators in meeting the company’s clinical and financial goals.  Seems he realized that Beverly

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