Confidential nursing home settlement

Barry G. Doyle

Case Conclusion Date:June 3, 2013

Practice Area:Nursing Home Abuse - Neglect

Outcome:$195,000

Description:Client with advanced Alzheimer's dementia fell when she got up from her wheelchair and walked to her room and fell, suffering a fractured hip. The care plan called for her to be under observation by the nursing staff at the time the fall occurred and a body alarm that was placed on her failed to sound.