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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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Aide gets 8 years for rape of 83-year-old patient at Minneapolis nursing home

By | Sexual Abuse, Walker Methodist Health Center

Yesterday afternoon in Hennepin County District Court, our client, Maya Fischer, shared the grief and suffering caused by George Sumo Kpingbah. A week before Christmas last year, Kpingbah raped Maya’s mother, who was a resident at the Walker Methodist Health Center, a nursing home in Minneapolis.  Kpingbah was employed by…

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ALF Employee Sexually Assaults Vulnerable Residents, Administrator Fails to Take Action

By | Sexual Abuse, Welcome Home Health Care

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has completed its investigation of abuse concerns at the Welcome Home Health Care, Inc., an assisted living facility in Sartell, Minnesota. A complaint was filed with the MDH alleging that a resident was abused when a staff member was touching the client inappropriately. In addition, the staff…

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Nursing assistant pleads guilty to raping dementia patient at Minneapolis nursing home

By | Firm News, Firm News, Sexual Abuse, Walker Methodist Health Center

George Sumo Kpingbah, of Brooklyn Center, was a nursing assistant at Walker Methodist Health Center in Minneapolis.  Kpingbah pleaded guilty today to raping an 83-year-old woman suffering from severe dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, as the Star Tribune reports, “the latest in a recent surge of abuse cases involving elderly residents at nursing homes across…

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The Legends At Heritage Place employee sexually abused three residents

By | Inc., Sexual Abuse, The Legends at Heritage Place - Sartell, Welcome Home Health Care

Three residents of The Legends At Heritage Place senior residence in central Minnesota were molested by a female employee on multiple occasions last winter, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. [Case no. HL28073005] The victims are two females and one male, all with dementia. The Star Tribune reports: “The caregiver was suspended when…

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White Pine Resident Sexually Assaulted After Lack of Supervision

By | Inver Grove Heights White Pine, Neglect, Sexual Abuse

The Minnesota Department of Health has completed its investigation of neglect concerns at White Pine, an assisted-living facility in Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota. The MDH investigated concerns about the facility’s lack of supervision when one two residents of the facility were found with their pants down. One resident reported being sexually assaulted by the other…

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Kosieradzki Smith fights to hold health care sexual abusers accountable

By | Firm News, Firm News, Sexual Abuse

The act of sexually assaulting any person is outrageous and intolerable to the civilized community. Sexual assault of a defenseless vulnerable adult by his or her care giver—someone who was entrusted to provide for the resident’s safety and well-being—is an outrageous betrayal. The gravity of the betrayal is multiplied when the…

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Parkinson’s Specialty Home Care facility allows disqualified nursing assistant to work in its facility and sexually assault its resident

By | Parkinson's Specialty Home Care, Sexual Abuse

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has completed its investigation of sexual abuse concerns at the Parkinson’s Specialty Home Care, a licensed home care provider in Golden Valley, Minnesota. A complaint was filed with the MDH alleging that that a health care provider working at the facility sexually assaulted a…

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