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West Virginia nursing home faces nursing home abuse and wrongful death allegations

A West Virginia nursing home is facing a wrongful death suit from the executrix of a 77 year old woman’s estate. The woman had spent only three months in the nursing home, where she developed dehydration, wound infections, decubitis ulcers, urinary tract infections, and had multiple falls.

Among other factors, the complaint states that the nursing home administrator failed to supply a sufficient number of staff to provide adequate care. Unfortunately, nationwide staffing shortages continue to be a contributing factor in nursing home tragedies.

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