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74-year old male develops stage IV pressure ulcer due to nursing home neglect

Type of Injury: Pressure Sores/Ulcers and Skin Breakdown; Surgery Required
Type of Case: Settlement
Settlement Amount: $150,000.00

In or about July 2012, M-74 was admitted to the nursing home facility. While at the nursing home facility, M-74 developed multiple decubitis (pressure) ulcers. During all times relevant, agents and/or employees of the nursing home were responsible for, inter alia, preventing, reporting, managing, and treating any decubitis ulcers to M-74.

On or about May 30, 2015, M-74 was transferred from the defendant’s facility to The University of Chicago Medical Center ("UCMC") due to, inter alia, the aforementioned decubitis ulcers he sustained at the defendant’s facility. On or about June 16, 2015, M-74 was transferred to Renaissance at South Shore for hospice care. M-74 died on July 1, 2015

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