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ManorCare’s Failure to Protect Resident Results in Fatal Burns and Thermal Exposure

By Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm

January 13, 2014

NBC News reports that a 93-year-old nursing home resident died after being left in the scorching sun. According to the report, federal records reveal that ManorCare left Alfonso Jansen unattended in a courtyard for 3 hours and 45 minutes, during which time the temperature rose to 88 degrees.  According to the news report, the Broward County medical examiner’s report shows that Jansen had second- and third-degree burns on his body and found that “thermal exposure” was a “contributory factor” in his… Read More →

Hepatitis C Outbreak for ManorCare Nursing Home Residents

By Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm

October 19, 2013

According to a News Release issued by the North Dakota Department of Health, government health officials are investigating an outbreak of hepatitis C that has occurred in Ward County. All of the cases involve elderly individuals who are former or current residents of ManorCare Health Services. It is not yet fully known how and where people are being affected. Three cases were initially identified in August, according to the North Dakota Department of Health. The Center for Disease Control and… Read More →