Negligent nursing care is the basis for a lawsuit against Crystal Pines Rehabilitation and Health Care Centers in Crystal Lake, Illinois. Staffing failures are to blame in the lawsuit initiated by a women’s family against the home. Allegations include failure of the staff to examine the woman for long periods of time when it was known or should have been known that such a failure would prevent staff awareness of conditions requiring treatment.
This is not the first time Crystal Pines has been charged with nursing home negligence. A similar lawsuit was filed in July 2004 against Crystal Pines by the same Chicago-based law firm. That lawsuit, which is pending, says that the same sort of negligent care caused an 86-year-old woman to acquire bed sores, which led to her death.
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