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Family of Man Beaten to Death in Nursing Home Files Suit

The estate of Ivory Jackson, who was fatally beaten by his roommate at All Faith Pavilion Nursing Home in Chicago, Illinois has filed suit against the home. The lawsuit alleges negligence by the nursing home and seeks damages in excess of $50,000. The roommate, Solomon Owasanoye, 50, has been charged with first-degree murder for his actions leading to Jackson’s death. Jackson, 77, was paired as a roommate with Owasanoye who had been diagnosed with dementia. Jackson’s estate alleges that the nursing home acted improperly by placing Jackson, who had Alzheimer’s disease, with Owasanoye, who had dementia. Read more here.