Thursday, November 10, 2011

Sweet Book of Williamstown Rehab (CareOne LLC) faces possible civil claim

Family of fallen resident recently hired the Hamill Firm to represent them to investigate a possible civil action against Sweet Book of Williamstown Rehab (CareOne LLC) .  John S., a 72 year old  resident died from fall related injuries in 2011 according to an autopsy.
Sweet Brooks latest nursing home performance surveys are discussed here. Sweet Brook scored in the lowest 5% percentile according to state performance survey results for 2011.The Hamill firm has successfully suited nursing homes for wrongful death and fall related cases.

Federal safety regulation 42 CFR §483.25(h) (Ftag 323)  "Accidents" requires that
The facility must ensure that -
(1) The resident environment remains as free from accident hazards as is
possible; and
(2) Each resident receives adequate supervision and assistance devices to
prevent accidents.

Sweet Book of Williamstown Rehab (CareOne LLC)

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