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Virginia, MN Nursing Home Employee Admits to Stealing Pain Medication

By | Edgewood Vista Hermantown, Facilities, Financial Exploitation

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has completed its investigation of financial exploitation concerns at the Edgewood Vista Virginia assisted living facility in Virginia, Minnesota. A complaint was filed with the Department alleging that an employee of the facility stole pain medication from several residents. The department investigated the matter…

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Kosieradzki-Smith Deters Future Elderly Abuse with Unique Settlement in Elderly Rape Case

By | Edgewood Vista Hermantown, Facilities, Neglect, News, Sexual Abuse

The Kosieradzki-Smith Law Firm, representing an elderly rape victim, has reached a $10 million dollar settlement in a civil lawsuit stemming from a rape in a Minnesota assisted living facility. In January 2014, Andrew Merzwski was found guilty of raping an 89-year old patient at Edgewood Vista, an assisted living…

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Kosieradzki-Smith Law Firm Reaches $10 million Settlement for Elderly Care Rape Case

By | Edgewood Vista Hermantown, Firm News, Firm News, Neglect, News, Sexual Abuse

Caregiver Andrew Merzwski, 30, was found guilty in January 2014 for raping a elderly nursing home patient at Edgewood Vista in Hermantown, MN. He was sentenced to a 53-month prison term. Now, the Kosieradzki-Smith Law Firm, representing the victim, has reached a $10 million dollar settlement with Merzwski in a…

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Kosieradzki Smith Case Prompts Investigation into Edgewood Vista Facilities

By | Edgewood Vista Hermantown, Firm News, Firm News, Neglect, News, Sexual Abuse

According to the Minneapolis Star Tribune, news of the rape of Kosieradzki Smith’s client has prompted a state investigation of incidents that have occurred at facilities operated by Edgewood Management Group. According to the report, a review of hundreds of pages of inspection records suggests that maltreatment and neglect have…

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Duluth News Tribune Reports on Status of Kosieradzki Smith Client’s Sexual Assault Case

By | Edgewood Vista Hermantown, Facilities, Firm News, Firm News, News, Sexual Abuse

As the Duluth News Tribune reported, Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm and our client will continue to seek punitive damages against 30-year-old Andrew Merzwski, who sexually assaulted our client, a resident of an assisted living facility, after giving her narcotics. “Just because he chooses not to hire an attorney and is…

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Kosieradzki Smith Case Causes Minnesota Lawmakers to Seek Change

By | Edgewood Vista Hermantown, Firm News, Firm News, Neglect, News, Sexual Abuse

According to the Minneapolis Star Tribune two state lawmakers are calling on the Minnesota Department of Health to review its investigation into circumstances surrounding the sexual assault of Kosieradzki Smith’s client, an 89-year-old assisted living facility resident. The Health Department investigated the January 2013 sexual assault early last year and…

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Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm Case Featured in New York Daily News

By | Edgewood Vista Hermantown, Facilities, Firm News, Firm News, Neglect, News, Sexual Abuse

The Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm Case has not only been featured in numerous Minnesota news articles, including front page of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, but has also made the New York Daily News. Nurse Examiner Theresa Flesvig is featured on her side of the story about 29-year-old Andrew Merzwski raping…

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Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm Case Featured on Front Page of Minneapolis Star Tribune

By | Edgewood Vista Hermantown, Facilities, Firm News, Firm News, News, Sexual Abuse

A case being handled by Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm was featured on the front page of the Star Tribune this morning, February 19, 2014. An 89-year-old woman, with mild dementia, was raped in her bed at her Edgewood Vista Senior Living Facility home in January, 2013. The perpetrator, 30-year-old Andrew…

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Staff Steals Jewelry and Money from Residents of Edgewood Vista Hermantown Care Facility

By | Edgewood Vista Hermantown, Financial Exploitation, Physical Abuse, Sexual Abuse, Uncategorized

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has completed its investigation of theft concerns at the Edgewood Vista Hermantown assisted living facility near Duluth, Minnesota.  A complaint was filed with the Department alleging that an employee of the Edgewood Vista Hermantown facility took rings valued at $1,000 and other amounts of…

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