Illinois Nursing Home With Longtime Problems Named In Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Illinois Nursing Home With Longtime ProblemsA wrongful death lawsuit has been filed by the family of Doris Scharperkoetter in St. Clair County Circuit Court.  The lawsuit alleges that The Lincoln Home and its owner, Weiss Management Group LLC were negligent in the care of Ms. Scharperkoetter during the time she was a patient at the Belleville, IL nursing home.

The lawsuit alleges that the improper care was to blame for a variety of complications such as:

The complications are further blamed for the death of Ms. Schaepperkoetter in January 2010. The lawsuit seeks damages related to medical expenses and pain incurred prior to her death.

The Nursing Homes Abuse Blog has discussed similar problems at The Lincoln Home here.

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