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Lawsuit Filed: Elderly Woman with Dementia Found Unresponsive After Given Wrong Medications at Yucaipa Nursing Facility

Yucaipa, Calif. — Kathleen Thomas, an 86-year-old woman suffering from dementia, arthritis and other medical conditions, was admitted to Braswell’s Mediterranean Gardens, a Residential Care Facility for the Elderly (RCFE), for special care and supervision. It’s alleged that while she was a resident, Thomas suffered multiple hospitalizations and unnecessary injuries because of the unfitness of…

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Lawsuit Filed: Elderly Man Wanders from Duarte Assisted Living Facility Due to Staff Negligence; Suffers Fall and Brain Hemorrhage

Duarte, Calif. — Robert Jacoby, a 91-year-old man with Parkinson’s disease and a dementia-related memory problem, was relocated from the independent living to the assisted living unit of Westminster Gardens, a Residential Care Facility for the Elderly (RCFE), due to his high risk of elopement. It’s alleged that on July 24, 2018, just a few…

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Garcia & Artigliere Awards Saint Ambrose University Student with Scholarship

We are pleased to announce the winner of our annual $1,000 scholarship, Madison LaGrange, a future nursing student at Saint Ambrose University. Madison was selected for her essay submission discussing what changes she would implement in the elder care industry to improve the quality of care for those in need. Garcia & Artigliere launched its…

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Lawsuit Filed: Elderly Woman Develops Massive, Bone-Exposing Bedsore Due to Montebello Hospital’s Negligence

Montebello, Calif. — Ramona Sanchez, an 88-year-old woman who had just undergone emergency gallbladder surgery, was admitted to Beverly Hospital for 24-hour acute care. In addition to her already compromised condition following the surgery, Sanchez was paralyzed on one side of her body and unable to speak due to a prior stroke. It’s alleged that…

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Lawsuit Filed: Elderly Woman Develops Severe Infection Due to Huntington Beach Nursing Facility’s Negligence and Dies in Hospital Days Later

Huntington Beach, Calif. — Gloria Gordon, a 91-year-old woman recovering from surgery after suffering from a fall that broke her hip, was admitted to Huntington Valley Healthcare Center for rehabilitative care. It’s alleged that while she was a resident, Gordon developed a preventable infection that became progressively worse due to the substandard care she received…

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Lawsuit Filed: Elderly Man Fractures Hip and is Now Confined to a Wheelchair Due to Santa Maria Nursing Home’s Negligence

Santa Maria, Calif. — Robert Sarullo, a 92-year-old man with dementia and other medical conditions, was admitted to Magnolia, a residential care facility for the elderly (RCFE), for short-term custodial care while his family, with whom he lived, went on vacation. It’s alleged that during the short time Sarullo resided at the facility, he fell…

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Lawsuit Filed: Elderly Woman Develops Horrific Bedsore Requiring Surgery Due to West Covina Residential Care Facility’s Negligence

West Covina, Calif. — Margaret Harling, a 94-year-old woman recovering from a hip fracture and subsequent hip repair surgery after a fall at her home, was admitted to House of Grace 2 for rehabilitation and custodial care.  It’s alleged that during the short time she was a resident—approximately two months—Harling developed a pressure sore on…

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Garcia & Artigliere Sponsors Bocilla Islands Conservancy “Preserving Paradise” Auction

Garcia & Artigliere is proud to sponsor the Bocilla Islands Conservancy “Preserving Paradise” Auction being held November 10, 2018 on Don Pedro Island in Florida. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Conservancy, a non-profit organization that works to preserve undeveloped habitats on Florida’s Bocilla Islands Chain, and provides funding for land conservation, maintenance…

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Lawsuit Filed: Elderly Man Suffers Avoidable Falls, Bedsores & Aspiration Due to Palm Springs Nursing Home’s Negligence

Palm Springs, Calif. — Stanley Wildes, Jr., a 66-year-old man who had undergone brain surgery necessitated by a stroke that left him with paralysis, was admitted to California Nursing & Rehabilitation Center for 24-hour skilled nursing care. It’s alleged that during the short time he was a resident, Wildes fell numerous times and developed horrific…

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