Family Files Lawsuit Against Nursing Home For Death Of Family Member

A family is suing a nursing home for neglect and wrongful death due to poor quality care. The patient was suffering from leg cancer and was ignored when calling for help to use the restroom.  Therefore, the patient got up on her own, fell, suffered a leg fracture and later died. The family is stating that the poor quality care led to their mother’s death.

“[The nursing home] not only never performed any neuro(logical) checks, but also failed to inform her physician, a blatant disregard of their own protocol and policies in place,”  For more, read the story.

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Robert W. Carter, Jr. is a Virginia attorney whose law practice is dedicated to protecting the rights of the victims of nursing home and assisted living neglect and abuse in Richmond, Roanoke, Norfolk, Lynchburg, Danville, Charlottesville, and across Virginia.


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