Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against Nursing Home Where Resident Fell Over 50 Times

A deceased resident’s family members have filed a wrongful death lawsuit for a resident who was noted to have fallen more than 50 times. The family says a fall led to her death. The home is denying wrongdoing in the case and is seeking dismissal.

The state had fined the home based on citations that the resident had fallen at least 23 times while unattended. The lawsuit is going before a federal court where the family is requesting a jury trial.  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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