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Tampa, FL (Law Firm Newswire) November 19, 2015 – A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed by the son of a 72-year-old woman who died in a Florida nursing home where she was recovering from pneumonia. According to the lawsuit, nursing home staff failed to respond properly to the woman choking. “Nursing homes have a legal responsibility to provide proper care to their patients,” said Robert Joyce, a nursing home abuse and neglect attorney with the Tampa law firm of Joyce & Reyes, who is not involved in the case. “When that duty is violated and serious injury or death […]


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Chicago, IL (Law Firm Newswire) December 2, 2013 – A nursing home resident died after he caught fire while smoking a cigarette. Michael Lewis, a resident of Lake Shore HealthCare and Rehabilitation Centre, was smoking a cigarette on the patio when the lighter in his shirt pocket caught fire. His family said that the nursing home staff did not handle the situation properly. Footage from a security camera shows that Lewis pushed his wheelchair inside, where staff members sprayed Lewis with a fire extinguisher and then rolled him back outside, where he sat unattended for more than five minutes. “It […]


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Zephyrhills, FL (Law Firm Newswire) October 21, 2013 – Tragedy was narrowly averted after an auto accident in St. Petersburg, Fla., sent a car carrying a man and his two sons into a canal. St. Petersburg resident William J. Bacheler, 39, was eastbound on 77th Avenue North on a recent Tuesday with his sons, James Wilson, 8, and Jacob Wilson, 9. Bacheler’s sedan was struck from behind by an SUV. The impact sent the car into a canal, where it landed upside-down and began sinking. Zephyrhills auto accident attorney Robert Alston said that is a recipe for disaster. “Any time […]


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