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79 year-old woman dies due to nursing home’s negligence

The daughters of a 79 year-old victim of nursing home negligence have brought a civil suit against the San Diego nursing home. The victim died in January 2006, only three weeks after she was readmitted to the nursing home. A state investigation conducted early concluded that the nursing home failed to monitor the 79 year-old woman through laboratory tests and the woman died as a result. California issued the nursing home an “AA” citation, which carries a $94,000 fine. The nursing home is appealing this citation.

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