A Kanawha County, West Virginia man has filed a professional malpractice suit against the nursing home where his mother was a resident when she died. Billy Skiles filed the suit July 18 in Kanawha Circuit Court, on behalf of the estate of his mother, Barbara Skiles. Genesis Healthcare Corporation, HR of Charleston Inc., and Oakridge Center (already on a national watch list for providing substandard care) are the defendants.

Billy Skiles claims his mother suffered falls on various occasions, because of the negligent treatment of the employees at the home. He claims in the suit that the care and treatment his mother received violated the standard of care normally exercised in such circumstances.

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Dan Frith
Dan Frith

Dan Frith has over 25 years of experience representing individuals and families in cases of medical malpractice throughout Virginia. He has been named "Best Medical Malpractice Attorney" by Roanoker Magazine and is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. To speak with Dan, contact him by email at dfrith@frithlawfirm.com.