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Lawsuit Filed: 15-Year-Old Commits Suicide After Being Left Unsupervised in Children’s Group Home

Los Angeles County, Calif. — Yaakov Ronkin, a 15 year-old diagnosed with bipolar disorder and a history of suicide attempts, was admitted to Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services El Nido Residential Campus for the express purpose of monitoring the behavior resulting from these unfortunate conditions which first and foremost is a propensity for suicidal ideations.…

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Lawsuit Filed: Elderly Quadriplegic Woman Falls and Dies Due to Negligence of North Point Healthcare Centre

Los Angeles, Calif. — Luisa Santos Gonzalez, a 75-year-old quadriplegic, was admitted to North Point Healthcare Centre because she was a high risk for falls and required assistance with all daily living activities. Despite enriching themselves by exorbitant demands for fees, North Point ignored the needs of Gonzalez and the Complaint alleges that she was left…

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Lawsuit Filed: Elderly World War II Veteran Suffers Severe Injuries Due to Negligence at Valley House Rehabilitation Center; Substantiated by California Department of Public Health

Santa Clara, Calif. – Tomas Cortez, a 92-year-old World War II veteran with Sundowner’s syndrome, was admitted to Valley House Rehabilitation Center after undergoing spinal fusion surgery due to a fall at home. Even after this injury Tomas was able to walk with a cane but was at high risk for suffering falls which are…

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Lawsuit Filed: Elderly Man Suffers Hip Fracture Due to Negligence of Lomita Nursing Facility

Los Angeles, Calif. — Charles Meloncon, an 83-year-old man with dementia, was transferred to Lomita Post-Acute Care Center for rehabilitation and assistance with daily living activities following hospitalization for pneumonia. Specifically he was sent to Lomita to provide assistance to prevent the falls which are so prevalent and often fatal in our elder population. Despite…

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Lawsuit Filed: Mentally Disabled, Elderly Man Suffers Severe Neglect and Dies at San Diego Nursing Facility

Los Angeles, Calif. — Kenneth Foust, a 71-year-old man suffering from intellectual disabilities leaving him unable to communicate, as well as walking difficulties and a recent history of falls, was admitted to Point Loma Post Acute Center for maximum assistance with all daily living activities, and for physical, occupational therapy for the express purpose of…

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Lawsuit Filed: Elderly Cancer Patient Falls and Fractures Femur Due to Negligence of La Jolla Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

La Jolla, Calif. — Charles Kinney, a 78-year-old man, suffered from bone cancer, a history of falls, and limited mobility, and was therefore a high risk to suffer further falls. He was admitted to La Jolla Nursing and Rehabilitation Center for special care and assistance, including 24-hour supervision and monitoring particularly to prevent from rehabilitating…

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Lawsuit Filed: Quadriplegic, Deaf Woman Suffers Fall Requiring Surgery Due to Negligence at Adult Residential Facility

Los Angeles, Calif. – Completely disabled since birth, Jennifer Mieure was admitted to Elwyn NC – Babcock suffering from cerebral palsy, profound intellectual disability, quadriplegia, and other debilitating conditions leaving her unable to talk, hear, or walk. As the result of her medical conditions, Mieure required total care including two-person assistance in and out of…

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