Published on:

Widow sues nursing home for wrongful death

The widow of a 53-year old Wyoming man is suing a nursing home for nursing home neglect in the wrongful death of her husband. The complaint alleges that the victim received deep suctioning treatment on December 5 and 6 of 2004 for a mucus plug stuck in his windpipe. The victim was transferred to the nursing home on December 6 with physician orders for routine “trach care.” The nursing home performed no such procedure and the victim was pronounced dead at 3:30 a.m. on December 8.

For the full article.