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Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect Archives

Falls, abandonment significant nursing home concerns

An elderly woman in another state died last year after reportedly being left alone in a nursing home bathtub for hours. As a result, her son recently filed a lawsuit against the facility. When a loved one in West Virginia passes away due to nursing home negligence, including situations such as falls or infections, for example, it is within the rights of the loved one's surviving family members to seek justice.

Nursing home blamed for deceased woman's infection, dehydration

A woman in another state recently claimed that her aunt died in a nursing home due to the facility's carelessness. As a result, she decided to file a lawsuit against the home. She is seeking over a quarter of a million dollars in her lawsuit. Anybody in West Virginia who loses a loved one to dehydration, infections or other health problems caused by nursing home negligence has the right to take legal action.

Falls may be grounds for claims against nursing homes

A patient in another state recently claimed that he was mistreated in a nursing home. He has filed a lawsuit against the center. In the nursing home negligence claim, he is seeking damages totaling over $100,000 after suffering injuries from a fall. Those in West Virginia who are hurt from falls caused by the carelessness of a nursing facility may have the right to seek justice in civil court.

Alleged physical abuse leads to lawsuit

A nursing home in another state has been accused of allowing a woman in its facility to suffer abuse. The woman who was reportedly abused had dementia and Alzheimer's disease at the time of the abuse. If a loved one in West Virginia suffers physical abuse or other types of abuse in a nursing facility, the facility may be held financially responsible for the injuries suffered as a result.

Nursing home allegedly allowed woman to suffer dangerous falls

A woman in a different state recently filed a lawsuit against a nursing facility, claiming that the facility's negligence contributed to a woman's death from a fall there in 2016. The woman who filed the suit is the administrator of the deceased woman's estate. If nursing home negligence in West Virginia, which can lead to problems such as falls, results in a resident's death, the nursing home may be held financially responsible for the death.

Alleged improper use of restraints leads to lawsuit

A mother-and-daughter pair in another state recently claimed that staff at a nursing home inappropriately confined the mother one night. They have, therefore, decided to sue the nursing home. If a nursing facility in West Virginia has allowed the improper use of restraints on a resident to take place, it may be held liable through the civil court system.

Nursing home lawsuit alleges physical abuse

A woman in another state died in a nursing home, and her surviving family members have claimed that this occurred due to the negligence of the facility. A lawsuit has thus been filed against the nursing home. If a person in West Virginia loses a loved one due to a nursing home's physical abuse of a resident or its failure to prevent falls and infections, for example, he or she may choose to seek to hold the nursing home accountable.

Falls allegedly lead to man's death in nursing home

A nursing home in a different state was recently sued after being accused of being negligent and causing a man's death. The lawsuit was filed in late November. If a nursing home's carelessness in West Virginia allegedly causes the death of a patient due to falls or other similar problems, the patient's surviving family members have the right to seek justice through the civil court system.

Woman with history of falls dies in nursing home, lawsuit filed

A woman in another state recently claimed that her mother died at a nursing home because of the staff's pattern of carelessness. She has therefore filed a nursing home negligence lawsuit against the facility. Individuals in West Virginia who lose their loved ones due to falls and other reportedly preventable issues in nursing home facilities have the right to take legal action.

Woman admitted to nursing home suffers dehydration, dies

A hospital as well as a nursing home in another state were recently sued over an elderly woman's death. According to the suit, the woman suffered dehydration and other issues before being sent to a hospital and dying. If a person in West Virginia suffers injuries and dies while being taken care of by a nursing home, that nursing home may be held liable for the death.

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