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Manorcare of Oak Lawn, IL allows maggots to hatch in wound of 97-year-old resident

A lawsuit was filed today against Manorcare of Oak Lawn, IL. Manorcare is no stranger to allegations of nursing home abuse and neglect. In a verdict earlier this month, the home was ordered to pay $2.9 million to the family of a woman who died when the staff at Manorcare Homewood neglected to care for her trach tube.

In this case, the complaint alleges neglect and that the nursing home staff found maggots in a resident’s wound on June 21 while changing the dressing where a toe had been amputated.

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