Recently Resolved Texas Nursing Home Cases

Houston Nursing Home Attorney Rich McIver’s firm has recently resolved a number of Texas nursing home cases. Below are some recently resolved cases

Texas Nursing Home Bedsores and Falls

How Resolved: Settlement
Amount: Confidential
Summary of Facts: Patient suffered numerous severe bedsores on her sacrum, hips and heels. In addition, she had multiple falls from her wheelchair due to a failure of the nursing home to implement adequate fall precautions.

Texas Nursing Home Sexual Assault Case

How Resolved: Trial
Amount: $400,000
Summary of Facts: Nursing Home failed to provide a safe environment and properly screen incoming residents. As a result, a known child molester was admitted to the facility and provided unmonitored access to female residents. We represented two of the victims of rape against the nursing home.

Texas Nursing Home and Wound Care Hospital Bedsores

How Resolved: Settlement
Amount: Confidential
Summary of Facts: Patient suffered multiple bedsores on his sacrum which became infected. The bedsores first formed at the nursing home due to their poor care, and worsened considerably at the wound care facility because of their negligence.

Texas Home Healthcare Physical Abuse

How Resolved: Settlement
Amount: Confidential
Summary of Facts: Home healthcare nurse was caught on hidden camera abusing and neglecting the elderly gentleman she was hired to care for. The healthcare company failed to appropriately screen new hires and monitor their employees.

Texas Nursing Home Pressure Ulcer Case

How Resolved: Settlement
Amount: Confidential
Summary of Facts: Patient suffered numerous severe pressure ulcers due to the nursing home’s failure to implement wound prevention measures, to properly assess the wound, and to properly provide nutrition and hydration to the patient.

Texas Nursing Home Sepsis Case

How Resolved: Settlement
Amount: Confidential
Summary of Facts: Nursing Home failed to provide adequate care for the patient, which led to malnutrition, the development of a UTI, and sepsis, all of which ultimately caused the individual’s death.