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The Downey Patriot Reports on Class Action Against Downey Nursing Facility; Lawsuit Alleges Nursing Home Recruited Residents Despite Being Understaffed

As published in The Downey Patriot, we filed a class action lawsuit against Morris Weiss & Stanley Diller Partnership, a skilled nursing management company, and its nursing facilities for violations of the Consumer Legal Remedies Act and violations of residents’ rights. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of the estate of Ira Lee Kimble, who resided…

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Lawsuit Filed: Elderly Woman Overmedicated, Suffers Multiple Falls & Fractured Pelvis Due to San Jose Nursing Home’s Negligence

San Jose, Calif. — Renee Ortiz, an elderly woman suffering from a history of mental illness and a high risk for falls, was admitted to Amberwood Gardens for required care and services. While a resident of the facility, Ortiz allegedly suffered significant injuries, including overmedication, unnecessary restraints and multiple entirely preventable falls, including one on…

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East Bay Times Reports on Lawsuit Against Alameda Nursing Facility; Lawsuit Alleges Neglect at Facility Caused Woman’s Death

As published in East Bay Times, we filed a lawsuit against Alameda Healthcare & Wellness Center on behalf of Cathy Campbell for dependent adult abuse, and negligent hiring and supervision. Campbell was admitted to Alameda Healthcare & Wellness Center for post-operative care and rehabilitation following heart surgery. It’s alleged that while she was a resident, Campbell…

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Escondido Times-Advocate Reports on Lawsuit Against Escondido Nursing Facility; Lawsuit Alleges Elderly Woman was Subjected to Years of Pain and Suffering Due to Neglect

As published in Escondido Times-Advocate, we filed a lawsuit against Oakmont of Escondido Hills on behalf of Naomi Davis for dependent adult abuse, and negligent hiring and supervision. Davis was admitted to the locked/secure Memory Care Unit in the facility due to a prior 5150 psychiatric hold at a hospital and to receive specialized services, including…

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Lawsuit Filed: Elderly Woman Suffers Paralysis, Chokes & Dies Due to Negligence at Sacramento Nursing Home

Sacramento, Calif. — Mary Castex, an 82-year-old woman with dementia, suffered a fall at home and was admitted to Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento Medical Center where she was discovered to have a thoracic spine fracture and scalp lacerations. During this hospitalization, Castex also suffered a sudden heart attack. She was then discharged to Eskaton Care…

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Lawsuit Filed: Elderly Woman with Dementia Subjected to Years of Neglect at Escondido Nursing Facility; Suffers Severe Falls, Infections & Physical Altercations

Escondido, Calif. — Naomi Davis, an elderly woman with dementia, was admitted to Oakmont of Escondido Hills after hospitalization for pneumonia, UTI and shingles, during which she was placed on a 5150 psychiatric hold and spent time in the ICU. Upon admission to the facility, Davis was admitted to the locked/secure Memory Care Unit portion…

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Lawsuit Filed: Dependent Adult Woman Wanders and Goes Missing for More Than Two Weeks Due to Retirement Facility’s Negligence; Facility Cited by California Department of Social Services

Lancaster, Calif. – Linda Diane Escarrega, a dependent adult woman, suffered from significant medical conditions, including wheelchair dependence, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and a propensity to wander, all of which rendered her gravely disabled. She was admitted to Antelope Valley Retirement Villa on December 19, 2017 for complete supervision and assistance with all activities of daily…

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Lawsuit Filed: Dependent Adult Woman Suffers Severe Pressure Sores Due to Long Beach Nursing Home’s Negligence; Facility Cited by CA Department of Health Services for Violations

Long Beach, Calif. — Dyann Dailey, a dependent adult woman suffering from multiple sclerosis and other significant medical conditions that left her mentally and physically incompetent to meet her own basic needs, was admitted to Long Beach Healthcare Center in 2007 for assistance with activities of daily living. It’s alleged that over the course of…

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Lawsuit Filed: Woman Develops Horrific Stage IV Bedsore Due to Alameda Nursing Facility’s Negligence; She Never Recovers and Later Dies

Alameda, Calif. — Cathy Campbell, a 61-year-old dependent adult woman suffering from hypertension and chronic kidney failure that left her at high risk for infections, was admitted to Alameda Healthcare & Wellness Center for post-operative care and rehabilitation following heart surgery. It’s alleged that while she was a resident, Campbell developed a severe bedsore and…

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