Nursing Home Abuse

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Month-Long Medication Error Causes Resident’s Stroke

Chippewa Falls, WI Attorney Jeffrey Pitman, of Pitman, Kalkhoff, Sicula & Dentice, S.C., filed a nursing home abuse lawsuit on behalf of a Chippewa Falls man who suffered a stroke after nurses failed to administer Coumadin for a month. The resident, a 71-year-old male, was a resident at Lakeside Health,…

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Nursing Home Resident Dies from Poor Nutrition

Injury attorney Jeffrey Pitman, of Pitman, Kalkhoff, Sicula & Dentice, S.C., filed a lawsuit on behalf of an Oshkosh woman who died after being admitted to an Oshkosh nursing home for a broken arm. The resident, a 96-year-old female, was living independently at her home until she suffered a fall,…

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Preventable Pressure Sore Leads to Resident’s Death

Local Milwaukee injury attorney Jeffrey Pitman, of Pitman, Kalkhoff, Sicula & Dentice, S.C., filed a lawsuit on behalf of an Oshkosh woman who died after being admitted to an Oshkosh nursing home for a broken arm. The resident, a 96-year-old female, was living independently at her home until she suffered…

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Quadriplegic Suffers Heat Stroke in Nursing Home Bed

Milwaukee, WI personal injury attorney Jeffrey Pitman, of Pitman, Kalkhoff, Sicula & Dentice, S.C., filed a lawsuit on behalf of a Jefferson woman who died while in the care of Marian Franciscan, a Milwaukee area nursing home. The resident, a 44-year-old female, was admitted to Marian Franciscan Center for rehabilitation…

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Oft-Cited Nursing Home Named in Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Jeffrey Pitman –  a Milwaukee injury lawyer and partner of Pitman, Kalkhoff, Sicula & Dentice, S.C. filed a nursing home neglect and wrongful death lawsuit today on behalf of a Milwaukee woman who died from complications after she fell at Mt. Carmel Health and Rehab, a Kindred Healthcare facility. The…

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Doctor’s Orders Not Followed, Man Loses Leg

Jeffrey Pitman – a Milwaukee injury lawyer and partner at the law office of Pitman, Kalkhoff, Sicula & Dentice, S.C., filed a lawsuit on behalf of a Milwaukee man who had to have his leg amputated after nurses failed to treat him at a local nursing home. The resident, a…

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Lawsuit Filed After Police Investigate Nursing Home Death

Milwaukee, WI – Milwaukee personal injury lawyer Jeffrey Pitman, of Pitman, Kalkhoff, Sicula & Dentice, S.C., filed a lawsuit on behalf of a Milwaukee man who died at Christopher East Health Rehabilitation, a Five Star Quality Care facility, in Milwaukee. The resident, a 47-year-old male, was admitted to Christopher East…

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Fighting Tooth & Nail – The Agreement That Kept A Company Alive And Well Part 2 Of 3

Matt Drange/The Times-Standard The following is an article written by Matt Drange as it appeared in the Contra Costa Times on December 29, 2010. Editors note: This is the second in a three-part series looking at the stories behind the class action lawsuit against Skilled Healthcare. In the end, parties…

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Journal Sentinel: Rape Victim’s Family Sues Nursing Home

By Bruce Vielmetti of the Journal Sentinel The family of a 90-year-old woman who died after she was sexually assaulted by another resident at Franciscan Villa has sued the South Milwaukee nursing home for wrongful death. The lawsuit, filed Wednesday in Milwaukee County Circuit Court, claims that administrators and staff…

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