A Los Angeles man man is suing a national chain nursing home for death of his mother.
The unidentified successor in interest to his deceased mother, filed suit in October, 2012, claiming his mother died because of the reckless neglect of the operators of the skilled nursing facility.
The plaintiff claims he came to see his moth r and found her in a urine soaked diaper and covered in feces and only five days later she was admitted to an intensive care unit for acute renal failure, dehydration and malnutrition. The plaintiff asserts his mother died a week after her admission to the hospital from the nursing home.
The defendants are accused of negligence and / neglect in their treatment of the plaintiff’s mother by allowing her health to deteriorate, failing to provide her with proper nourishment and hydration, failing to properly monitor vital signs, failing to properly supervise the resident, hiring and retention of incompetent staff and failing to properly train staff.
An unspecified amount in damages is sought for pain and suffering, mental anguish, medical expenses, funeral expenses, loss of love and affection, loss of society and loss of consortium.
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About the Author
Attorney Steven Peck has been practicing law since 1981. A former successful business owner, Mr. Peck initially focused his legal career on business law. Within the first three years, after some colleagues and friend’s parents endured nursing home neglect and elder abuse, he continued his education to begin practicing elder law and nursing home abuse law.