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Nursing home resident dies after fall

By May 30, 2012 No Comments

John B. Satiro, a resident at Sweet Brook nursing home in Williamstown, Massachusetts, passed away after falling from a lift.

Staff members were transporting the victim in a hoyer lift when he was dropped. Satiro died from severe leg injuries soon after the incident.

The Massachusetts nursing home in question has a history of nursing deficiencies. Various charges include failure to ensure that each resident receives necessary care from the facility based on the plan of care.

There has also been failure to ensure residents do not develop pressure sores, and that the residents’ environments stay free of accident hazards.

Read the full article here.

Many facilities in Minnesota have histories similar to the Massachusetts home in question, and improper care is common across the state.

Take action if a care facility has caused injury to your loved one due to its negligence.  For a free initial consultation, contact the Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm online or toll free at (877) 552-2873 today.