The family of a former nursing home resident is suing a nursing home. According to court documents, the 74 year old resident died after living at Alden Meadow Park for approximately one year. The man had complained of severe abdominal pain and was taken to the hospital where he died from a severely impacted bowel. The man’s son is suing the nursing home for negligence by failing to care for the man and failing to hire qualified staff. The suit also claims that the man violated the regulations of the federal Nursing Home Reform Act of 1987. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is listed as an involuntary plaintiff because the state oversees the payment of Medicare and Medicaid. The nursing home lawsuit seeks damages, payment of legal fees and hearings on the compensation due to Medicare or Medicaid. To read more about the nursing home lawsuit, please click the link.