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Lawsuit Filed: Man Loses Ability to Walk in Acute Care Hospital

Palmdale, Calif. — After being admitted to Palmdale Regional Medical Center due to repeated vomiting, Martin Britton was administered psychotropic drugs, which were used to chemically restrain him during a period of approximately two months. It’s alleged that during these two months, the facility failed to provide Britton the basic standard of care, ultimately resulting…

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Lawsuit Filed: Residential Care Facility Cited for Negligence After Man Found Unconscious and Covered with Bed Sores Following a Fall

Westminster, Calif. — Sam Spampinato, who suffered from dementia, Parkinson’s disease, and congestive heart failure, and who was a high fall risk, was admitted to the Palm Retirement Center – a residential care facility for the elderly (RCFE) – for a short-term stay, after his wife became temporarily unable to care for him. It’s alleged…

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Lawsuit Filed: Elderly Man Fractures Hip Due to Facility’s Neglect

Santa Monica, Calif. — Douglas Newfield was admitted into Santa Monica Health Care Center after suffering from a fall that resulted in a fractured hip.  He also had a myriad of medical conditions that contributed to his high likelihood of suffering further falls and injury if the facility did not provide the care he needed.…

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Lawsuit Filed: Elderly Woman Dies at Atascadero Nursing Facility

Atascadero, Calif.— Gabrielle Cohoon was placed in Country Care Convalescent Hospital, a 24-hour skilled nursing facility, for rehabilitation following a hip surgery. Unfortunately, it’s alleged that Country Care Convalescent Hospital did not provide the necessary staff – in number or in training – to keep her safe from further injuries, resulting in her eventual death.…

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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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