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Kentucky Nursing Home Alters Records, Held Liable

February 14, 2012

This month, a Kentucky jury awarded the plaintiff’s family $8 million for the wrongful death of a nursing home resident whose legs were broken following a horrific fall.

Even worse, evidence showed that staff altered his records to cover their mistake. Moments after the verdict, the defense attorney denied wrongdoing:  “We categorically deny that there was any cover-up whatsoever.” “No abuse or neglect was ever substantiated.” The jury thought differently.

When Virginia nursing homes alter patient records, we can often tell – the cover-up is all too obvious.

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