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Lawsuit Filed: Elderly Man Suffers Bone-Exposing Pressure Sores, Severe Infections & Other Serious Injuries Due to Montebello Nursing Home’s Negligence

Montebello, Calif. — Alvaro Delgado Piñon, an 85-year-old man, was admitted to Montebello Care Center for custodial care after suffering a paralyzing stroke. During the few weeks that he resided at the skilled nursing facility, Piñon was transferred to the hospital several times for urinary tract infections, persistent vomiting, breathing problems and muscle weakness. While…

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Lawsuit Filed: Elderly Paralyzed Woman Develops Horrific Stage IV Pressure Sore Due to Neglect Suffered at Shafter Nursing Home

Shafter, Calif. — Margie Faye Shivers, an 80-year-old woman, was admitted to Golden Living Center – Shafter, a skilled nursing facility, for rehabilitation after suffering multiple strokes and a heart attack. She was paralyzed on one side of her body and used a stomach tube for nutrition and hydration. It’s alleged that during her approximately…

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Garcia & Artigliere Recognized by Daily Journal for Obtaining Largest Elder Abuse and Dependent Adult Civil Protection Act Settlement in California History

EADACPA case named to Daily Journal’s Top Verdicts by Dollar List Partners Stephen Garcia and Bill Artigliere, along with J. Clancey Bounds of Bounds Law Group, were recognized by Daily Journal for obtaining a $36.8 million settlement in an Orange County court for the Plaintiff in relation to the care she received while she was…

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Lawsuit Filed: Elderly Man Wrongfully Sedated with Powerful Antipsychotic Drugs, Develops Life-Threatening Bedsore Due to Concord Nursing Home’s Negligence

Concord, Calif. — Vernon Charles Watters, a 73-year-old man with severe Alzheimer’s disease, was admitted to San Miguel Villa, a skilled nursing facility, for custodial care in August 2014. It’s alleged that during his residency, Watters was kept sedated with powerful antipsychotic drugs as punishment for his wandering and sometimes combative behavior, and for the…

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Bill Artigliere Speaks on Elder Abuse at CALTCM Collaborative Medicolegal Summit

Partner Bill Artigliere is co-presenting “Elder Abuse Case Discussion: The Alarming Case of a Frequent Faller” at the California Association of Long Term Care Medicine (CALTCM) Collaborative Medicolegal Summit: Strange Bedfellows on April 4, 2019. The presentation will provide practical, real-world tips to improve quality of care, communication, and documentation, thereby reducing bad outcomes and liability exposure. Attendees…

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Lawsuit Filed: Elderly Woman Suffers Broken Hip, Severe Infection & Physical Restraint Injuries at Loma Linda Hospital; Staff Attempts to Cover Up Negligent Actions

Loma Linda, Calif. — Martha Ann Gill, a 78-year-old woman, was admitted to Loma Linda University Medical Center for a procedure to treat her serious medical conditions, including leukemia, an infection and kidney failure requiring dialysis. It’s alleged that while Gill was a patient at the hospital, her health rapidly declined due to the negligent…

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Lawsuit Filed: Elderly Woman Develops Massive Stage IV Bedsore & Severe Antibiotic-Resistant UTI Due to Torrance Hospital’s Negligence

Torrance, Calif. — Kathryn Colmey, an 81-year-old woman, was admitted to Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance for 24-hour inpatient care in March 2018. She had suffered a stroke a few months earlier that left her partially paralyzed and with difficulty swallowing. It’s alleged that during the month Colmey was a patient at…

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Stephen Garcia Named to Los Angeles Business Journal’s List of “Most Influential Minority Attorneys”

Partner Stephen M. Garcia was recognized on the 2019 list of “Most Influential Minority Attorneys” published by Los Angeles Business Journal. Mr. Garcia was selected for his successful representation of victims of elder abuse, independent adult abuse, nursing home neglect and wrongful death. With more than 30 years of experience, he has served as counsel on behalf of…

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