ASSISTED LIVING EMBEZZLEMENT OF PATIENT’S MONEY

A man who was suffering from dementia was admitted to a local assisted-living facility. Shortly after he was admitted, the facility’s administrator obtained his bank account information and an ATM card and began stealing his money. Because of his dementia, he was unaware of this theft. It continued until all[…]

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PATIENT THROWN FROM WHEELCHAIR IN MEDICAL VAN

A resident at a local nursing home was being transported in her wheelchair in non-emergency medical van to a regularly scheduled dialysis appointment. Although she knew she should, the driver decided not to secure the wheelchair to the floor of the vehicle or to strap her passenger into the wheelchair.[…]

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