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Minnesota Lawyer features Mark Kosieradzki and the Theresa Rotter case

By Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm

February 8, 2016

The front-page feature article in today’s issue of Minnesota Lawyer reports on a civil rights wrongful death action that the Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm has brought against Ramsey County. The Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm is honored to represent the family of Theresa “Toots” Rotter in their mission to hold the Ramsey County Care Center accountable for the wrongful death of their loved one.  Ms. Rotter died while in the care of the county-owned Maplewood nursing home. The law suit includes legal claims that the county nursing home… Read More →

Fox News features Mark Kosieradzki in report on wrongful death/civil rights case

By Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm

February 4, 2016

Yesterday we reported on a law suit filed by the Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm against the Ramsey County Care Center for the wrongful death of Theresa “Toots” Rotter. CLICK HERE TO SEE THE BROADCAST REPORT. Last night, Fox 9 News led its 10:00 pm broadcast featuring the law suit and Mark Kosieradzki.  Fox 9 News reports, “The woman’s family is suing Ramsey County, which runs the Ramsey County Care Center. According to the lawsuit, a computer system that provides food serving… Read More →

Kosieradzki Smith files wrongful death suit against Ramsey County Care Center

By Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm

February 3, 2016

The Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm is honored to represent the family of Theresa “Toots” Rotter in their mission to hold the Ramsey County Care Center accountable for the wrongful death of their loved one.  Ms. Rotter died while in the care of the county-owned Maplewood nursing home. The law suit includes legal claims that the county nursing home violated Ms. Rotter’s civil rights. Kosieradzki Smith filed the suit Monday in federal court in Minnesota against the Ramsey County Care Center, two top administrators, and the unidentified employee who… Read More →

Updated Details About Ramsey County Care Center in Minnesota

By Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm

July 10, 2015

On Feb. 3, 2014, we reported in our blog that this 178-bed nursing home had received a rating of “much below average” in its Overall rating and Health Inspection rating, according to Medicare’s annual 2013 report. Unfortunately, based on Medicare’s 2014 report, the Ramsey County Care Center still is rated as “much below average” in its Overall Rating and “much below average” in its Health Inspection. Ramsey Care Center’s repeated deficiencies include its: Failure to store, cook and serve food in… Read More →

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Minnesota’s nursing homes with the worst overall ratings

By Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm

September 15, 2014

The U.S. Government provides quality of care information on every Medicare and Medicaid-certified nursing home in the country, including over 15,000 nationwide. Medicare’s “Nursing Home Compare” data base has detailed information about every Medicare and Medicaid-certified nursing home in the country. Medicare has assigned an overall rating of “Much Below Average” (the worst rating) to the following sixteen Minnesota nursing homes: Faribault Care Center, a 55-bed for-profit facility in Faribault, Minnesota. Golden LivingCenter – La Crescent, a 45-bed for-profit facility in La Crescent, Minnesota. Golden LivingCenter… Read More →

Updated Details About the Ramsey Care Center Nursing Home in Minnesota

By Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm

February 3, 2014

On March 29, 2013, we reported in our blog that this 178-bed nursing home had received a rating of “much below average” in its Overall, Health Inspection, and Staffing ratings, according to Medicare’s annual 2012 report. Unfortunately, based on Medicare’s 2013 report, the Ramsey County Care Center still is rated as “much below average” in its Overall Rating and “much below average” in its Health Inspection. Ramsey Care Center’s repeated deficiencies include its: Failure to hire only people with no… Read More →

Ramsey County Care Center Neglects Nursing Home Resident

By Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm

August 6, 2013

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has completed its investigation of neglect concerns at the Ramsey County Care Center in Maplewood, Minnesota.  A complaint was filed with the Department alleging that neglect occurred when a resident was provided food that was the wrong consistency. The resident coughed up a quarter size potato, began to show symptoms of aspiration and had audible wheezes bilaterally, at which time the resident was sent to the hospital. [Case no. H532041] The dietary department prepared… Read More →

Details about the Ramsey Care Center Nursing Home in Minnesota

By Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm

March 29, 2013

This 178-bed nursing home has received a rating of “much below average” in its Overall, Health Inspection, and Staffing ratings, according to Medicare’s annual 2012 report. Compared to average number of deficiencies for Minnesota nursing homes in 2012 (6.8), the government cited Ramsey Care Center with 10 health deficiencies. These deficiencies include Ramsey Care Center’s: Failure to hire only people with no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents, or to report and investigate any acts of abuse, neglect,… Read More →