Lawsuit Filed after Nursing Home Aide Leaves Man Unattended, Suffering Broken Neck

Posted on Feb 17, 2012
February 17, 2012 – According to M Live, a lawsuit has against Grand Rapids Home for Veterans, been filed after a nursing home aide leaves a man unattended and he ends up suffering a broken neck.

Although nurses aides were aware that Matthew Ambrose suffered from Alzheimer’s, wasn’t allowed to be unattended and had difficulties with balance, he was left sitting on the edge of his bed, the morning of Sept. 12, 2011.

The aide left Ambrose alone to get something that would help lift him from the bed into his wheelchair. By the time the aide returned, he was lying on the floor with a broken neck. The injury resulted in surgery where his neck had to be stabilized by a metal screw. 

When you entrust the care of your loved one to a nursing home facility, it can be shocking to find out they have been the victim of neglect or abuse. When someone you love has suffered serious injuries, you should speak as soon as possible to a Kentucky nursing home abuse attorney.

You may be able to file a claim against the facility and receive compensation that addresses your loved one’s physical and emotional injuries. Don’t delay as you may be running out of time.

Contacting a Kentucky Nursing Home Abuse Attorney

A Kentucky nursing home abuse attorney at Gray and White can help you handle every aspect of your nursing home abuse claim. If you believe someone you love has been the victim of abuse or neglect, contact us today for a FREE, no-commitment evaluation of your case – 1-888-450-4456 or 502-210- 8942.
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