Virginia Nursing Home Sued for Abuse

A $2.5 million lawsuit has been filed in U.S. District court alleging that the nursing home of Life Care Center of New Market, Virginia provided improper care. The administer of a patient’s estate filed the suit stating that the nursing home’s employees deviated from a standard of care that is appropriate for a nursing home. The plaintiff claims that the employees failed to prevent avoidable skin breakdown creating bedsores. Furthermore, the bedsores weren’t treated properly and no physician was advised of the problem. The nursing home has 20 days to answer the complaint. To read the full story, click here.

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