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Lawsuit Filed: Dependent Adult Woman Wanders and Goes Missing for More Than Two Weeks Due to Retirement Facility’s Negligence; Facility Cited by California Department of Social Services

Lancaster, Calif. – Linda Diane Escarrega, a dependent adult woman, suffered from significant medical conditions, including wheelchair dependence, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and a propensity to wander, all of which rendered her gravely disabled. She was admitted to Antelope Valley Retirement Villa on December 19, 2017 for complete supervision and assistance with all activities of daily…

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Lawsuit Filed: Dependent Adult Woman Suffers Severe Pressure Sores Due to Long Beach Nursing Home’s Negligence; Facility Cited by CA Department of Health Services for Violations

Long Beach, Calif. — Dyann Dailey, a dependent adult woman suffering from multiple sclerosis and other significant medical conditions that left her mentally and physically incompetent to meet her own basic needs, was admitted to Long Beach Healthcare Center in 2007 for assistance with activities of daily living. It’s alleged that over the course of…

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Lawsuit Filed: Woman Develops Horrific Stage IV Bedsore Due to Alameda Nursing Facility’s Negligence; She Never Recovers and Later Dies

Alameda, Calif. — Cathy Campbell, a 61-year-old dependent adult woman suffering from hypertension and chronic kidney failure that left her at high risk for infections, was admitted to Alameda Healthcare & Wellness Center for post-operative care and rehabilitation following heart surgery. It’s alleged that while she was a resident, Campbell developed a severe bedsore and…

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Lawsuit Filed: Woman Dies After Suffering Severe Wound Infection Due to Long Beach Nursing Home’s Negligence

Long Beach, Calif. — Maria Luisa Balguma, a 66-year-old woman, was admitted to Grand Valley Health Care Center for rehabilitation following back surgery. It’s alleged that while she was a resident, the facility wrongfully withheld required care from Balguma that resulted in an infection to the surgical wound in her back. She suffered sepsis and…

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Lawsuit Filed: Elderly Man Dies After Suffering Aspiration Pneumonia Due to San Pedro Nursing Facility’s Negligence; Facility Previously Cited by California Department of Social Services

San Pedro, Calif. — Doyle Oneal Blaney, an 88-year-old man suffering from significant medical conditions which rendered him a high risk for aspiration pneumonia, was admitted to Golden Care Living II for assistance with all activities of daily living. It’s alleged that while he was a resident, the facility wrongfully withheld required care from Blaney…

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Lawsuit Filed: Nursing Home Director Wrongfully Terminated After Blowing the Whistle on Illegal Activities at Royal Care Skilled Nursing Center

Long Beach, Calif. — Carmelito Dosdos was hired as the Director of Nursing of Royal Care Skilled Nursing Center on or about February 16, 2016. It’s alleged that on April 24, 2016 and on numerous occasions thereafter, Dosdos alerted his superiors via emails, texts, phone calls and verbal conversations that the facility was dangerously understaffed and…

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Lawsuit Filed: Fullerton Nursing Facility Sued for Chronic Understaffing; Issued Multiple Citations by California Department of Public Health

Fullerton, Calif. — Garcia, Artigliere & Medby filed a lawsuit for Violations of Resident Rights against The Pavilion at Sunny Hills nursing facility on behalf of Karen Elaine Porter. The lawsuit asserts The Pavilion at Sunny Hills intentionally concealed from Porter that the facility was chronically understaffed in order to deceive her into becoming a…

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Lawsuit Filed: Elderly Man Placed on Hospice Care After Sustaining Serious Injuries at San Pedro Nursing Facility

San Pedro, Calif. — Augustino Palazzolo, an elderly man suffering from dementia, right side paralysis and other significant medical conditions, was admitted to Los Palos Convalescent Hospital because his wife could no longer care for him at home. Prior to Palazzolo’s admission, it’s alleged the facility represented it was sufficiently staffed and equipped to meet…

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Lawsuit Filed: Dependent Adult Man Suffers Severe Pressure Ulcer & Blood Infection Requiring Hospitalization Due to Negligence at Los Angeles Nursing Facility

Los Angeles, Calif. — Michael Skinner, a dependent adult man, was admitted to Alexandria Care Center because he required post-operative care and assistance with activities of daily living, all of which rendered him particularly vulnerable to the development and worsening of pressure sores and infections. While a resident of the facility for approximately ten days, it’s alleged…

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