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Illinois Jury Declares Nursing Home Neglect

A jury found that Rosewood Care Center of Joliet, Illinois was responsible for the death of an elderly resident. The victim died after suffering a huge bedsore that ate through her skin to the bone. The jury awarded $51,000 to the victim of the nursing home neglect. The victim died at age 88 after undergoing a procedure to remove bedsores and treat bone infections brought on by her confinement to her bed and her exposure to urine and other bodily fluids during her care. The victim has a hole in her backside the size of a fist. The bedsore was the contributing factor in the victim’s death. If you would like to read more about the nursing home verdict, please click the link.