A West Virginia woman has filed a lawsuit against several defendants, namely a nursing home facility, because of alleged nursing home malpractice. The suit claims that the care facility is to blame for the untimely death of one resident. The plaintiff claims that the staff/managers committed nursing home malpractice by hiring unqualified individuals and failing to train employees.
Named in the lawsuit is Eldercare of Jackson County, Eldercare Rehabilitation and Eldercare Management Associates along with one individual. The complaint asserts that the negligence occurred over a period of two years. It is alleged that the resident who died in the long-term care facility became dehydrated due to lack of care.