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Family of Carrie Delay Sues for Nursing Home Abuse

March 16, 2011

The family of Carrie Delay has filed a lawsuit against the Motion Picture & Television Fund’s nursing home for nursing home abuse. The 89-year-old woman suffered from Alzheimer’s disease and fell off a stairwell landing at the nursing home, causing her eventual death.

Delay, who was wheelchair bound, broke her spine and suffered other injuries from the fall which led to her death a week later.

The family of Delay is blaming her death on the negligence of the nursing home and is seeking unspecified punitive damages.

The Motion Picture & Television Fund’s nursing home has a recent history of fines for failing to prevent falls and injuries to resident’s.

Often times nursing home abuse is only brought to the public’s attention during certain high profile case, but neglect and abuse of our loved ones is all too common at nursing homes throughout the country. If you or a loved one has been a victim of nursing home abuse or neglect please contact a nursing home abuse lawyer to get the justice you deserve.

source: http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/entertainmentnewsbuzz/2011/03/family-of-deceased-nursing-home-patient-sues-motion-picture-fund-for-negligence.html