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David Fritzgerald was admitted to RHD Memorial Medical Center for routine ulcer surgery Aug. 29, 2003. Shortly after...
Gilbert Wilson was an alzheimer's patient living at Eden Home Healthcare Inc. Mr. Wilson went into the facility...
James Reinhardt, a 75-year-old dementia patient moved into a secure dementia unit at Sunrise at Mill Basin in 2002....

Recent News

MORGANTOWN -- Authorities want consumers to be aware of a holiday scam going on in Monongalia County.
WINFIELD, W.Va. -- A former employee of Broadmore Estates has sued the Putnam County assisted-living facility for...
A woman is suing multiple healthcare companies for negligence and medical malpractice.
A woman is accused of taking nearly $14,000 from a resident of a nursing home in Martinsburg while she was employed...
A Kanawha County man is suing a Charleston-area hospital alleging the carelessness of its staff contributed to the...
Between July 1, 2007, and June 30 of this year, 324 allegations of abuse or neglect involving individuals age 60 or...
When we first put our mom and brother at this nursing center, we requested they both be bathed and my brother shaved...
Minnie Sheriff of Clinton, a former employee of the Veterans Affairs Nursing home in Jackson pleaded guilty Monday to...
A 38-year-old Clinton woman has pleaded guilty to forgery charges for writing checks against the Veterans Nursing Home...
The owner of a Gulfport nursing home is accused of doing business illegally. 44-year-old Greg Sullivan is owner of...
BRIDGEPORT -- Lori Ruckman phoned the 7 Newsroom on Thursday evening to say that she believed one of her relatives was...
ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - Three people associated with an Alexandria nursing home reported checks being stolen from their...
WELLSBURG, W.Va. (AP) - Police say a Wheeling man accused of abducting a nursing home resident has been arrested in...
The woman reported missing from the Valley Haven Geriatric Center last week has been found, and criminal charges are...
WELLSBURG, WV -- It was apparently a grueling cross-country journey by two adults--a woman reportedly with bi-polar...
BEECH BOTTOM, WV -- The Brooke County Sheriff's Department wants help from the public in finding Nancy Jean Sears...
MADISON, Miss. -- A woman charged for using excessive force while placing a vulnerable adult on a mechanical lift...
A 23-year-old Monticello woman has admitted to using excessive force while placing a nursing home patient on a...
HUNTINGTON - A Cabell County woman is suing a nursing home, claiming staff there failed to tell her about a cord...
CHARLESTON - A woman claims shoddy nursing home care has left her in worse health than when she went in. Tamorah Miller...

Recent News

Recent news on nursing home abuse and neglect in Mississippi and West Virginia.

Dec-07-2009 The State Journal
MORGANTOWN -- Authorities want consumers to be aware of a holiday scam going on in Monongalia County.
Nov-12-2009 Charleston Gazette
WINFIELD, W.Va. -- A former employee of Broadmore Estates has sued the Putnam County assisted-living facility for allegedly overlooking alcohol and substance abuse by its employees, and ignoring state regulations for drug distribution.
Nov-03-2009 The West Virginia Record
A woman is suing multiple healthcare companies for negligence and medical malpractice.
Oct-27-2009 The Herald-Mail
A woman is accused of taking nearly $14,000 from a resident of a nursing home in Martinsburg while she was employed there.
Oct-09-2009 West Virginia Record
A Kanawha County man is suing a Charleston-area hospital alleging the carelessness of its staff contributed to the wrongful death of his mother.
Sep-14-2009 Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Between July 1, 2007, and June 30 of this year, 324 allegations of abuse or neglect involving individuals age 60 or older were reported in Washington County. Of those, 116, nearly 36 percent, were validated as neglect, self-neglect, exploitation or...
Sep-06-2009 Meridian Star
When we first put our mom and brother at this nursing center, we requested they both be bathed and my brother shaved every day. To begin with, the CNAs had to be hunted down to do their jobs or they would tell my brother they would come shave him...
Aug-18-2009 Jackson Clarion Ledger
Minnie Sheriff of Clinton, a former employee of the Veterans Affairs Nursing home in Jackson pleaded guilty Monday to forgery charges relating to the embezzlement of at least $9,000. She was given a 10-year suspended sentence for writing fraudulent...
Aug-18-2009 Associated Press
A 38-year-old Clinton woman has pleaded guilty to forgery charges for writing checks against the Veterans Nursing Home in Jackson.
Aug-15-2009 WLUX 13 Gulfport
The owner of a Gulfport nursing home is accused of doing business illegally. 44-year-old Greg Sullivan is owner of "A Connected Heart" on Vick Road.
Aug-14-2009 The State Journal
BRIDGEPORT -- Lori Ruckman phoned the 7 Newsroom on Thursday evening to say that she believed one of her relatives was being abused at the Hartland Nursing Home in Bridgeport. Ruckman filed a complaint with the Belmont County Sheriff's office...
Jul-16-2009 Associated Press
ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - Three people associated with an Alexandria nursing home reported checks being stolen from their checkbooks, and an employee of that nursing home has been arrested in connection with the thefts and forgery.
Jul-10-2009 West Virginia Gazette
WELLSBURG, W.Va. (AP) - Police say a Wheeling man accused of abducting a nursing home resident has been arrested in Louisiana. Sixty-four-year-old David White and 67-year-old Nancy Seals were found outside a bank in Alexandria, La., a week after she...
Jul-10-2009 Wheeling Intelligencer
The woman reported missing from the Valley Haven Geriatric Center last week has been found, and criminal charges are pending against the man who allegedly took her from the Beech Bottom nursing home. Brooke County Sheriff Rich Ferguson said Nancy...
Jul-09-2009 WTRF 7
WELLSBURG, WV -- It was apparently a grueling cross-country journey by two adults--a woman reportedly with bi-polar disorder and a man who is reportedly schizophrenic.
Jul-06-2009 WTRF 7
BEECH BOTTOM, WV -- The Brooke County Sheriff's Department wants help from the public in finding Nancy Jean Sears, age 67, originally from Wheeling. Seals is currently a resident of the Valley Haven Rest Home.
Jun-25-2009 WAPT 16
MADISON, Miss. -- A woman charged for using excessive force while placing a vulnerable adult on a mechanical lift admitted to the crime, according to Attorney General Jim Hood Thursday.
Jun-25-2009 Clarion Ledger
A 23-year-old Monticello woman has admitted to using excessive force while placing a nursing home patient on a mechanical lift. Tashnika Madison pleaded guilty Tuesday in Lincoln County Justice Court to one count of misdemeanor abuse of a vulnerable...
Jun-22-2009 West Virginia Record
HUNTINGTON - A Cabell County woman is suing a nursing home, claiming staff there failed to tell her about a cord hanging by her mother's bed that she got tripped up on. Glenna Cremeans filed a lawsuit June 3 in Cabell Circuit Court against HRWV...
Mar-26-2009 West Virginia Record
CHARLESTON - A woman claims shoddy nursing home care has left her in worse health than when she went in. Tamorah Miller sued Genesis Healthcare Corp. and several subsidiaries doing business as Brightwood Center in Follansbee in Kanawha Circuit Court...