Lawsuit Filed: Elder Woman Dies After Sustaining Repeated Falls at Residential Care Facility in California

Redlands, Calif. — Eileen Vaughn, who suffered from Alzheimer’s, died after allegedly sustaining repeated falls while residing at Blossom Grove Alzheimer’s Special Care Center in California – a Residential Care Facility for the Elderly (RCFE). The final fall in June 2016 allegedly resulted in two brain bleeds and a fractured scapula, leading to her death…

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Lawsuit Filed: Man Loses Ability to Walk in Acute Care Hospital

Palmdale, Calif. — After being admitted to Palmdale Regional Medical Center due to repeated vomiting, Martin Britton was administered psychotropic drugs, which were used to chemically restrain him during a period of approximately two months. It’s alleged that during these two months, the facility failed to provide Britton the basic standard of care, ultimately resulting…

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Lawsuit Filed: Residential Care Facility Cited for Negligence After Man Found Unconscious and Covered with Bed Sores Following a Fall

Westminster, Calif. — Sam Spampinato, who suffered from dementia, Parkinson’s disease, and congestive heart failure, and who was a high fall risk, was admitted to the Palm Retirement Center – a residential care facility for the elderly (RCFE) – for a short-term stay, after his wife became temporarily unable to care for him. It’s alleged…

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Lawsuit Filed: Elderly Man Fractures Hip Due to Facility’s Neglect

Santa Monica, Calif. — Douglas Newfield was admitted into Santa Monica Health Care Center after suffering from a fall that resulted in a fractured hip.  He also had a myriad of medical conditions that contributed to his high likelihood of suffering further falls and injury if the facility did not provide the care he needed.…

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Lawsuit Filed: Elderly Woman Dies at Atascadero Nursing Facility

Atascadero, Calif.— Gabrielle Cohoon was placed in Country Care Convalescent Hospital, a 24-hour skilled nursing facility, for rehabilitation following a hip surgery. Unfortunately, it’s alleged that Country Care Convalescent Hospital did not provide the necessary staff – in number or in training – to keep her safe from further injuries, resulting in her eventual death.…

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