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Kosieradzki Smith client successfully challenges Health Department’s flawed investigation

By | Brain Injury, Falls & Trauma, Firm News, Mechanical Misuse, Minnesota Veterans Home Minneapolis, Neglect, News, Wrongful Death

As reported in today’s Star Tribune, the Minnesota Department of Health  (MDH) has reversed its earlier decision regarding the death of resident at the Minnesota Veterans Home-Minneapolis nursing home.  The MDH originally determined that the Minnesota Veterans Home-Minneapolis did not neglect the resident.  As the Star Tribune reports, “Reversing a previous conclusion,…

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Duluth Nursing Home’s Neglect Causes Fatal Brain Injury

By | Bayshore Health Center, Brain Injury, Falls & Trauma, Neglect, Wrongful Death

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has completed its investigation of neglect concerns at the Bayshore Residence and Rehabilitation Center, a nursing home in Duluth, Minnesota.  A complaint was filed with the MDH alleging that a resident was neglected when staff did not do proper assessment for fall risk and…

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Duluth’s Bayshore Nursing Home Fatally Neglects its Resident

By | Bayshore Health Center, Brain Injury, Falls & Trauma, Neglect, Wrongful Death

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has completed its investigation of resident neglect at the Bayshore Residence and Rehabilitation Center, a nursing home in Duluth, Minnesota. A complaint was filed with the MDH alleging that Bayshore’s staff did not do a proper assessment of the resident’s fall risk and did…

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Cuyuna Regional Medical Center Neglects Nursing Home Resident

By | Brain Injury, Cuyuna Regional Medical Center, Mechanical Misuse, Neglect

In its investigation report posted March 4th [H5232020], the Minnesota Department of Health determined that the nursing home operated by the Cuyuna Regional Medical Center in Crosby, Minnesota, is responsible neglecting its resident, finding: “The facility had no system or policy in place to identify, inspect and maintain shower chairs.  At least…

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