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Aide gets 8 years for rape of 83-year-old patient at Minneapolis nursing home

By Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm

November 13, 2015

Yesterday afternoon in Hennepin County District Court, our client, Maya Fischer, shared the grief and suffering caused by George Sumo Kpingbah. A week before Christmas last year, Kpingbah raped Maya’s mother, who was a resident at the Walker Methodist Health Center, a nursing home in Minneapolis.  Kpingbah was employed by the nursing home as a nursing aide. Maya told Judge Elizabeth Cutter and her packed courtroom, “Now and for the rest of my life, when I think of my mother… Read More →

Nursing assistant pleads guilty to raping dementia patient at Minneapolis nursing home

By Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm

September 21, 2015

George Sumo Kpingbah, of Brooklyn Center, was a nursing assistant at Walker Methodist Health Center in Minneapolis.  Kpingbah pleaded guilty today to raping an 83-year-old woman suffering from severe dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, as the Star Tribune reports, “the latest in a recent surge of abuse cases involving elderly residents at nursing homes across the state.” The Kosieradzki • Smith Law Firm represents the nursing home resident. The Star Tribune reports, “Although substantiated cases of rapes in Minnesota homes are rare, the state has… Read More →

Details about the Walker Methodist Health Center Nursing Home in Minnesota

By Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm

May 23, 2013

The Minnesota Department of Health has substantiated 2 reports of nursing home abuse and exploitation on the part of the facility. In June 2010, MDH substantiated a report of abuse wherein an employee of the facility was found to have inflicted noticeable wounds on a resident. While the alleged perpetrator was administering care to the resident, other employees of the facility reported yelling coming from the resident’s room. The resident was found to have a number skin tears on her arm.… Read More →