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Lawsuit Filed: Elderly Woman Wrongfully Discharged from Nursing Center and Dumped in Homeless Shelter

Panorama City, Calif. — Carole Bondi, a 77-year-old woman with significant physical and cognitive impairments, was admitted to Panorama Meadows Nursing Center for rehabilitation and continued care and monitoring, following hospitalization for a stroke and brain bleed. Approximately two weeks later, Bondi was allegedly wrongfully discharged from the facility to an unsafe and uninhabitable shelter…

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Bill Artigliere Presents at California Association of Long-Term Care Medicine Conference

Bill Artigliere is participating on the panel “Elder Abuse Case Discussion 1: Pressure Ulcer/Malnutrition” at the California Association of Long-Term Care Medicine’s (CALTCM) 44th Annual Meeting, on May 17-19 at the Omni Los Angeles Hotel. CALTCM is the leading professional organization for doctors, nurses, pharmacists, administrators and other medical professionals who care for patients in…

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Partners Bill Artigliere and David Medby Speak at USC Senior Living Executive Course

Bill Artigliere and David Medby have been invited to speak on the panel “Issues of Risk Management” at the University of Southern California Leonard Davis School of Gerontology’s Annual Senior Living Executive Course on February 9. The Senior Living Executive Course, hosted in partnership with the USC Marshall School of Business, provides aging services professionals…

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Lawsuit Filed: Dependent Adult Man Undergoes Leg Amputation Due to Negligence at Redlands Rehabilitation Center

Redlands, Calif. — Naser Parsa, a dependent adult, was admitted to Asistencia Villa Rehabilitation and Care Center for rehabilitation therapy in June 2015 after undergoing a pacemaker placement operation, and to address significant medical conditions which rendered him particularly susceptible to the development of pressure sores and infections. Unfortunately, Asistencia did not provide this required…

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Lawsuit Filed: Elderly Woman Suffers Rib & Tibia Fractures Due to Negligence at Long Beach Healthcare Center

Long Beach, Calif. — Linda Suzanne Sharp, a 72-year-old non-ambulatory diabetic with severe osteoporosis, was admitted to Bel Vista Healthcare Center for mobility and transfer rehabilitation to prevent falls. In August 2017, Sharp suffered multiple rib fractures after being elbowed in the chest by facility staff during a transfer from her wheelchair to bed. As…

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Lawsuit Filed: Elderly Woman Suffers Aspiration and Dies Due to Negligence at Inglewood Hospital

Los Angeles, Calif. – Linnie McCloud Payton, a 72-year-old woman, was admitted to Centinela Hospital Medical Center to undergo a colostomy reversal procedure. She was a high risk for aspiration, and therefore, required special care, including 24-hour supervision assistance and monitoring with activities of daily living and implementation of interventions to prevent aspiration. Payton’s post-operative…

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Lawsuit Filed: Elderly Woman Suffers Severe Neglect at Torrance Nursing Home; Facility Cited by California Department of Public Health

County of Orange, Calif. — Frances Niden, an 82-year-old woman, was admitted to Royalwood Care Center because she suffered from significant medical conditions and posed a high risk for the development and worsening of pressure ulcers. During her stay in the facility, Niden suffered from a severe stage IV pressure ulcer, recurrent urinary tract infections,…

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