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Lawsuit Filed: St. Jude Medical Center Sued for Elder Abuse

Fullerton, Calif.— St. Jude Medical Center, a general acute care hospital, was aware that Paul Long was a significant risk for the development of pressure sores—especially after becoming paralyzed from the waist down. St. Jude Medical Center accepted responsibility for Long, knowing full well that he would require daily assistance and monitoring. Unfortunately, it’s alleged…

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Lawsuit Filed: Long Beach Memorial Medical Center Sued for Medical Negligence

Long Beach, Calif.— University of California, Irvine medical residents and Long Beach Memorial Medical Center employees were providing medical diagnosis, care and treatment to Kristina Brightbill. However, it’s alleged that from October 2, 2015 through November 3, 2015, the time in which Brightbill was a patient, the facility and staff negligently cared for, diagnosed, evaluated…

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Lawsuit Filed: North Hollywood Nursing Home Accused of Elder Abuse

North Hollywood, Calif.— North Hollywood skilled nursing facility, Corona Care Health Center, was well aware that Fredrick Collier was prone to falling and required assistance with daily activities when they accepted him as a resident. Unfortunately, it’s alleged that Corona Care Health Center’s goal was to maximize profits at the expense of the health and…

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Lawsuit Filed: West Hollywood Care Center Sued for Abuse

West Hollywood, Calif. – Sean Michael Carter, who became a quadriplegic following an accident years earlier, became a resident of Windsor Rosewood Care Center after developing two pressure sores at home. During his residency, it appeared Carter was subjected to severe neglect that resulted in additional severe pressure sores – all of which could have…

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Brea Nursing Home Accused of Abuse and Negligence

--Blatant neglect leads to fall and surgery for man recuperating from earlier operation-- Brea, Calif. – Hulme Siwundhla was placed in the Pacific Convalescent Center skilled nursing facility following hip surgery.  Pacific Convalescent Center was charged with the rehabilitative care of Hulme Siwundhla following hip surgery, but the facility did not provide the necessary staff and…

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Residential Care Center in Torrance Sued for Elder Abuse

--Man suffering dementia and other serious conditions falls and sustains severe injuries-- Torrance, Calif. – Bay Crest Care Center accepted Fred Sakurai as a resident even though he had medical conditions that required a higher level of care than the non-medical facility could provide, which led to Sakurai falling and sustaining three fractures to his…

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Man Dies After Suffering Serious Injury at Newport Beach Nursing Facility

Newport Beach, Calif.— After suffering a series of falls at his home, Jimmie Davenport was reluctantly transferred to Stanford Court Skilled Nursing & Rehab Center so as to receive promised care from Stanford to prevent additional falls, the development of horrific and painful pressure sores, and injury. Unfortunately, Stanford collected payment for this required care and…

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Patient Assaulted at Los Angeles Nursing Facility

Los Angeles, Calif. — After being hospitalized as a result of high blood sugar, Barbara Jones was sent to New Vista Nursing & Rehabilitation Center for rehabilitation, as well as 24-hour care and assistance. Unfortunately, New Vista Nursing & Rehabilitation Center failed to provide Barbara the care she required and in which they promised to…

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Patient Violently Beaten at Downey Nursing Facility

Downey, Calif. — One of the main reasons for Thomas Talley’s admittance to Lakewood Park Health Center was for protection from health and safety hazards. The facility accepted responsibility for Talley even though they were aware of the aggressive resident population, allowing him to suffer a malicious attack and life-threatening injuries. “By withholding required care…

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