October 22, 2017
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Neglect Claim Filed Against Michigan City Nursing Home

  MICHIGAN CITY, INDIANA — The family of a former patient of Aperion Care Arbors in Michigan City who was found with advanced pressure sores (aka “bed sores”) on both buttocks, his sacrum/coccyx, and both heels, has filed a proposed complaint with the Indiana Department of Insurance alleging the “negligent operation and management of the … Read more

Complaint Filed Against Indianapolis Nursing Home After Patient Develops Advanced Pressure Sores

Miller’s Senior Living Community   INDIANAPOLIS — The family of an Indianapolis man who became afflicted with multiple, advanced pressure ulcers after being admitted to a nursing home for rehabilitation has filed a “proposed complaint” with the Indiana Department of Insurance (IDOI) alleging nursing home neglect. The complaint was filed against the alleged owners and … Read more

Complaint Against Indiana Nursing Home Alleges Neglect and Understaffing

An elderly Columbus, Indiana man and his wife have filed a “proposed complaint” with the Indiana Department of Insurance (IDOI) alleging nursing home neglect and medical negligence.  The complaint was filed against the owners and operators of the Willow Crossing Health & Rehabilitation Center after the man developed a large, painful and infected “stage 4” pressure … Read more

NURSING HOME NEGLECT LAWSUIT FILED AGAINST  THORTON TERRACE HEALTH CAMPUS

The Powless Law Firm has filed a civil lawsuit alleging negligence by the Thorton Terrace Health Campus nursing home in Hanover, Indiana.  The allegations involve multiple instances of substandard care that resulted in an Indiana State Department of Health investigation finding that the facility violated state and federal nursing home regulations intended to ensure quality care.  The claim involves the … Read more

A recent study conducted by researchers at UC San Francisco concluded that consumers considering a nursing home should also ask ‘who owns this place’?  The study found that among the nation’s 10 largest for-profit nursing home chains the quality of care delivered to patients was significantly lower than their non-for-profit counterparts.  The main reason: staffing … Read more

On November 28, 2011 the Indiana Department of Health released the results for the 2010 Medical Errors Report, with the most common medical error being Stage 3 or Stage 4 pressure ulcers, also known as ‘pressure sores’ or ‘bedsores’. Preventable medical errors are a top health care concern not only for patient safety but also … Read more