Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of nursing home abuse and negligence victims, has filed a lawsuit on behalf of the estate of a Queens, New York woman who died, allegedly due to the negligence of Margaret Tietz Center for Nursing Care. The suit was filed on July 26th in the Supreme Court of the State of New York, Queens County (Index No. 16031/12). Margaret Tietz Center for Nursing Care, Inc., Margaret Tietz Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Margaret Tietz Center for Nursing Care, Inc. and Margaret Tietz Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation Center have been named as Defendants.
According to the Complaint, the Plaintiff’s decedent was a resident at Margaret Tietz Center for Nursing Care from December 2010 through March 2011. During this time, she was under the exclusive care, custody, control and management of the nursing home staff. The lawsuit alleges that the negligent actions of the nursing home staff caused the Plaintiff’s decedent to suffer a number of injuries leading up to her death in September 2011. Allegedly, the deceased had suffered bed sores (decubitus ulcers), skin breakdown, infections, malnutrition and dehydration as a direct result of nursing home negligence. The suit alleges that the Plaintiff’s decedent was forced to undergo medical treatment, incurred medical expenses, suffered disfigurement, disability, pain and suffering, mental anguish, loss of enjoyment of life, loss of dignity and death.
The lawsuit alleges that the Plaintiff’s Decedent rights given were violated under Public Health Law and holds the Defendants responsible for these violations. The Defendants are being charged with negligence, gross negligence and wrongful death. The lawsuit also seeks compensation for punitive damages and attorney’s fees.
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