Columbia, SC -- Mr. Whetstone and Ms. Perkins represented the estate of a resident of a nursing home who was dropped by an attendant who then lied about what happened. The attendant picked up the elderly patient from the floor, returned her to the bed and then told EMS that the resident had hit her face on the bed rail. EMS did not use neck precautions and it was subsequently learned that the resident's neck had been broken in the fall. The nursing home's cover-up resulted in the patient's death.
Nursing Home Neglect/Abuse Cases
Serving Columbia, Myrtle Beach, Kingstree, & Throughout South Carolina
Columbia, SC -- Ms. Perkins and Mr. Swarat represented the estate of a decorated war hero against the nursing home that killed him through neglect. The elderly veteran was allowed to develop bedsores, become severely malnourished and develop aspiration pneumonia because of an undiagnosed swallowing disorder. This wrongful death nursing home neglect case was settled after extensive litigation and discovery for $458,500.
Columbia, SC -- Ms. Perkins represented the estate of an elderly nursing home resident alleging neglect by the nursing home and that the resident's death resulted from improper administration of a medication by the hospital. This nursing home wrongful death case was settled for $500,000 after extensive discover was done.
Columbia, SC -- Mr. Whetstone represented the estate of an elderly nursing home resident who was not properly monitored, resulting in her death. Mr. Whetstone was able to establish that the nursing home did not follow its own policies and procedures. He resolved this nursing home wrongful death case prior to trial for $400,000.
Mr. Whetstone and Ms. Perkins represented the estate of a ninety-four year old nursing home resident who died after he was mistakenly given a diabetic medicine by the nursing home that he did not need. They were able to resolve the wrongful death claim pre-suit for a settlement in the amount of $300,000.
Our Nursing Home Negligence Attorneys represented the estate of a ninety year old nursing home resident who died after suffering a broken hip during a fall in the shower at a nursing facility. The Defendants paid $325,000.00 to resolve this case.