October 22, 2017
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Complaint Filed Against Indiana Nursing Home Alleges Neglect and Wrongful Death

    LOGANSPORT, INDIANA — The family of a former patient of the Chase Center nursing home facility has filed a “proposed complaint” with the Indiana Department of Insurance alleging negligence and wrongful death after the patient suffered at least eleven (11) falls while under the care of the facility and also developed multiple “advanced … Read more

Complaint Filed Against Garden Villa Health Nursing Home After Patient’s Femur Broken During Catheter Insertion

BLOOMINGTON, INDIANA – The family of a former patient of the Garden Villa nursing home facility has filed a proposed Complaint with the Indiana Department of Insurance alleging negligence and wrongful death after the patient suffered an “acute, displaced fracture” of patient’s right femur. According to the Complaint, the patient was admitted to the facility … Read more

Indiana Senior Care Ranked Dead Last In U.S. According To New AARP Scorecard

Meanwhile legislators vote to limit nursing home accountability. INDIANAPOLIS — A newly released study found that Indiana provides the worst care in the United States for seniors and those with disabilities. The study, conducted by AARP Public Policy Institute, ranked Indiana dead last — 51st out of the 50 states and the District of Columbia on … Read more

Patient Dies Following Massive Overdoses Given By Hospital – Complaint Filed

St. Vincent Williamsport Hospital The family of an Indiana woman who died after being administered multiple overdoses of potent opioid pain medication while a hospital patient has filed a complaint with the Indiana Department of Insurance alleging negligence and wrongful death. The complaint was filed against St. Vincent Williamsport Hospital Inc., after the woman died in … Read more

Complaint Filed Against Kokomo Nursing Home After Patient Dies From Traumatic Head Injury

The family of an Indiana man who died after being admitted to a Kokomo nursing home has filed a “proposed complaint” with the Indiana Department of Insurance (IDOI) alleging nursing home neglect and wrongful death. The complaint was filed against the owners and operators of the Aperion Care Kokomo facility after the man was not … Read more

The No. 1 Secret To Avoid Becoming A Medical Malpractice Victim

It is hard not to worry about the possibility of becoming a medical malpractice victim.  A 2013 study reported in the Journal of Patient Safety found that between 210,000 and 440,000 patients each year who go to the hospital for care suffer some type of preventable harm that contributes to their death. Well, a new study published by … Read more

Complaint Filed Against Greensburg Nursing Home Alleges Negligence After  Patient Chokes To Death On A Pill

An elderly Columbus, Indiana woman has filed a “proposed complaint” with the Indiana Department of Insurance (IDOI) alleging nursing home neglect and medical negligence against the owners and operators of Heritage House of Greensburg nursing home and other defendants for allowing her husband to choke to death on his medication. According to the complaint, the … Read more

Indiana Nursing Home Aide Accused of Sexually Assaulting Multiple Patients Gets No Jail Time

According to court records and multiple news reports, Austin Gough, age 20, had been charged with three counts of sexual battery and three counts of attempted sexual battery as a result of multiple complaints that he had engaged in sexual misconduct with patients at the Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation Center in Greenfield. However, because … 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

Mishawaka Nursing Home Cited for Multiple Care Violations

According to a report obtained from the Indiana State Department of Health, the “Michiana Health and Rehabilitation Center”, located at 1420 East Douglas Road in Mishawaka, was investigated by state nursing home surveyors in April of 2015 and found to be in violation of multiple quality of care regulations.  The care deficiencies outlined in the … Read more