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Head of Chemical Dependency Center Rapes Vulnerable Client

By | Firm News, Firm News, Meridian Behavioral Health, News, Sexual Abuse

Meridian Behavioral Health, LLC, made the decision to hire “a recovering methamphetamine addict with an extensive criminal history — including a charge for engaging in prostitution” for “one of the largest chemical dependency treatment centers in the state” is the conclusion from a February 2, 2017, investigative report from the…

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Abuse of residents at St. Therese nursing home caught on video

By | Physical Abuse, St. Therese Home Inc., Uncategorized

The Star Tribune reports that Saint Therese nursing home in New Hope, Minnesota has — again — failed to protect its residents from harm.  The report discloses that hidden camera video evidence caught repeated instances of “brutal treatment” of the nursing home’s residents, including: An “85-year-old patient with a severe…

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Vulnerable adult beaten by her caretaker at Hopkins, Minnesota assisted living facility

By | Glenn Catholic Senior Communities, Glenn Hopkins, Neglect, Physical Abuse, St. Therese Home Inc.

The Minneapolis Star Tribune just published a report, entitled “Hidden camera catches beating of elderly patient at Hopkins senior home; Secret video leads to abuse charges against an aide at a Hopkins nursing home.”  Reporter Chris Serres reports: “An aide at a Hopkins senior home has been arrested and charged with…

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Minnesota Lawyer features Mark Kosieradzki and the Theresa Rotter case

By | Choking, Firm News, Firm News, Neglect, Ramsey Care Center, Wrongful Death

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…

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

By | Choking, Firm News, Firm News, Neglect, Ramsey Care Center, Wrongful Death

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…

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Kosieradzki Smith files wrongful death suit against Ramsey County Care Center

By | Choking, Firm News, Neglect, Ramsey Care Center, Wrongful Death

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…

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Kosieradzki Smith files wrongful death suit against Duluth care facility for resident’s 2013 disappearance

By | At Home Living Facilities, Firm News, Neglect, Wandering & Elopement, Wesley Residence, Wrongful Death

As reported in today’s Duluth News Tribune, Kosieradzki Smith has brought a law suit against the owner and operator of a West Duluth assisted-living facility, which failed to protect a 74-year-old, dementia-stricken client, Dale Gerard. Ms. Gerard died after the facility allowed her to wander away from the residence in July 2013….

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Article by Mark Kosieradzki and Kara Rahimi Published in Trial Magazine

By | Firm News, Firm News, News

“Usually, the defendant’s demand for umbrella confidentiality is nothing more than a subterfuge to limit a plaintiff’s ability to prepare the case.” An article by Mark Kosieradzki and Kara Rahimi, entitled “An Alternative to Umbrella Protective Orders,” was published in the January 2016 edition of Trial Magazine. Trial is a national magazine is…

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