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KRCR Reports on Garcia, Artigliere, Medby & Faulkner’s Lawsuit Against Eureka Rehabilitation and Wellness Center

As published in KRCR, Garcia, Artigliere, Medby & Faulkner filed a lawsuit against Eureka Rehabilitation and Wellness Center on behalf of resident Marie White for elder abuse. The lawsuit alleges that White suffered multiple preventable falls at Eureka Rehabilitation and Wellness Center, including when an employee allegedly left White in a bathroom unattended, resulting in…

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Lawsuit Filed: Elderly Woman Suffers Three Traumatic Falls in One Day, Resulting in a Hip Fracture and Surgery

La Mesa, Calif. – Eleanor Nowling, an 89-year-old woman with dementia and a known history of falls, was admitted to Grossmont Hospital due to her high blood pressure, urinary tract infection and episodes of combativeness. The complaint alleges that the hospital accepted responsibility for Nowling even while knowing that it did not have the skilled…

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Lawsuit Filed: Elderly Man Dies After Developing Gangrene in Laguna Hills Care Facility

Orange County, Calif. — William Adler, a 93-year-old, non-ambulatory man with severe dementia, was transferred to Verona Court II for 24-hour assistance and supervision with all his activities of daily living, including eating, dressing, toileting, ambulating and administering medications. Verona Court II admitted Adler fully aware that he was a high risk for falls and…

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Lawsuit Filed: Elderly Woman Suffers Fall Resulting in Fractured Legs

Bakersfield, Calif. – Suffering from cerebral palsy that rendered her immobile, Sally Eighmy was admitted to Golden Living Center – Bakersfield for long-term care to alleviate the burden on her family. Due to her medical conditions, Eighmy was a high risk for pressure sores, and required assistance with eating, grooming and other activities of daily…

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Lawsuit Filed: Man Dies as a Result of Elder Abuse and Negligence in Thousand Oaks Hospital

Thousand Oaks, Calif. – Emanuel Mandelman was admitted to Los Robles Hospital & Medical Center suffering from a myriad of medical conditions, including pneumonia and advanced dementia. According to the hospital’s initial assessment, Mandelman was a high fall risk, requiring 24-hour supervision and assistance with daily activities. In the month following his residency, the complaint…

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Lawsuit Filed: Woman Left Unattended Suffers Traumatic Fall in Rehabilitation Center

Eureka, Calif. – Marie White was admitted to Eureka Rehabilitation & Wellness Center for rehabilitation and 24-hour care and supervision after developing dementia, sundowner’s syndrome and suffering several falls. Despite being fully aware of White’s conditions, it’s alleged that the facility failed to create a hazard-free environment, as well as to provide adequate supervision and…

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Lawsuit Filed: Elderly Woman Dies Just Nine Days After Entering Napa Valley Care Center

Napa, Calif. – Caroline Johnson, an 82-year-old woman, was admitted to Napa Valley Care Center following hospitalization for severe breathing problems. She was entrusted to the facility for rehabilitation and assistance with daily living; however, the complaint alleges that the facility accepted responsibility for Johnson while knowing that they did not have the skilled staff…

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Lawsuit Filed: Los Angeles Nursing Facility Sued for Elder Abuse

Los Angeles, Calif. – Suffering from a history of strokes, diabetes, depression and anxiety, and requiring 24 hour a day specialized care Sonja Flaker was trusted to the Rehabilitation Centre of Beverly Hills to provide that care for which they were paid a significant amount of money. Unfortunately, rather than assisting Flaker with her activities…

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