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Collinsville Rehabilitation & Health Care Center Accused Of Negligence

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The Collinsville, Illinois nursing home has been accused of neglect and causing the death of an elderly resident.

According to the lawsuit filed by Yvette Lawrence, on behalf of the estate of Toni R. Smith, in Madison County Circuit Court, Petersen Health Enterprise LLC., dba Collinsville Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, and Mark B. Petersen, allowed Smith’s blood sugar to drop to dangerously low levels, causing her to become hypoglycemic. Smith was taken to Anderson Hospital where the conducted numerous treatments in an attempt to revive her. Smith remained in a vegetative state and died several weeks later.

Yvette Lawrence’s lawsuit accuses Peterson Health Enterprises and Collinsville Rehabilitation & Health Care Center of negligence, and violating the Illinois Nursing Home Care Act, and is seeking a judgment of over $250,000 in damages, court costs and seeks a jury trial.

 

 

breakinglawsuitnews.com disclaimer: This article: Collinsville Rehabilitation & Health Care Center Accused Of Negligence was posted on Friday, August 5th, 2011 at 7:51 pm at breakinglawsuitnews.com and is filed under Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuits.

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