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Medication Errors

Kosieradzki Smith client tells Fox 9 News about his near death experience at St. Therese nursing home

By | Facilities, Firm News, Firm News, Medication Errors, Neglect, News, St. Therese Home Inc.

92 year-old World War II veteran and Kosieradzki Smith client, Bill Lacina, was nearly drugged to death at St. Therese nursing home when he was given narcotics, something which he was never prescribed. He was given so much of the narcotics that he nearly overdosed and died. Fox 9 news…

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92-Year Old Victim of Narcotic Overdose Files Complaint Against Nursing Home

By | Firm News, Medication Errors, Neglect

Kosieradzki Smith’s has filed a lawsuit on behalf of our client, William V. Lacina.  The lawsuit is against St. Therese Home, Inc. to hold the New Hope, Minnesota nursing home accountable for negligently administering narcotic medication not prescribed by his doctor. The nursing home’s negligence caused a narcotic overdose. On April 22, 2014, Mr. Lacina’s…

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Doctor Accused of Vastly Overprescribing Antipsychotic to Nursing Home Residents Loses License

By | Medication Errors, Neglect

McKnight’s reports that a Chicago psychiatrist  has lost his medical license “over charges that he received kickbacks and overprescribed antipsychotic drug clozapine to nursing home residents.”  According to the report, Michael Reinstein, M.D., was “at one time the nation’s No. 1 prescriber of clozapine.” The report states that Reinstein was…

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Accessible Space, Inc.’s assisted living facility neglect deprives resident of anti-seizure medication and causes resident’s death

By | Accessible Space, ASI Metro 4, Inc., Medication Errors, Neglect, Wrongful Death

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has completed its investigation of neglect concerns at the ASI Metro 4, aka Accessible Space, Inc., an assisted living facility in St. Paul, Minnesota.  A complaint was filed with the MDH alleging that neglect occurred when the facility’s resident did not receive prescribed medications…

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Elders Home Inc. Employee Steals Narcotic Medications from Seven Residents

By | Elders’ Home in New York Mills, Financial Exploitation, Medication Errors

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has completed its investigation of financial exploitation concerns at the Elders Home Inc., a nursing home in New York Mills, Minnesota.  A complaint was filed with the MDH alleging that an employee of Elders Home Inc. took narcotic medications from seven residents. The MDH…

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Additional Details About Extendicare’s Park Health and Rehab Center Nursing Home

By | False Records, Medication Errors, Neglect, Park Health and Rehab, Pressure Sores / Bed Sores / Decubitus

I was just looking into some information about the Park Health and Rehab Center nursing home, which is located in St. Louis Park, Minnesota.  I came across four recent investigations of the facility by the Minnesota Department of Health.  Here’s what they are about: One case investigated the following allegation: “It is…

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