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        Resident Dies from Renal Failure, Family Discovers Broken Bones After Her Death

        Recovered Favorable Settlement

        Injury attorneys at Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates negotiated a favorable settlement incurred in favor of their client.

        • The Case

          A female resident was admitted to a nursing home and it was discovered by her family that she had suffered a fractured vertebrae and coccyx as a result of being dropped numerous times by the staff. She passed away from renal failure.

        • In Depth Look

          Defendants argued that they did not violate terms in the Nursing Home Care Act. Specifically, the defendants established that they did not breach a duty of care. Horwitz, Horwitz & Associates’ nursing home abuse and neglect attorneys rebutted this argument by highlighting the care plans written by the facility. They established that their client had relied on the duty of care that was laid out in the nursing and personal care policies.

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        Details

        Resident Dies from Renal Failure, Family Discovers Broken Bones After Her Death

        • Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect
        • Personal Injury
        • Settlement