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$5M Awarded After Nursing Home Death in Paducah

Published on Jan 23, 2020 at 3:36 pm in Nursing Home Abuse.

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On January 10, 2020, $5,000,000 in pain and suffering and punitive damages was awarded for the death of Regina Tallent in a Paducah, Kentucky nursing home. The allegedly negligent nursing home failed to monitor and institute an appropriate diet for Tallent, whose death was a result of choking. Tad Thomas, of Thomas Law Offices, represented Ms. Tallent and her family.

Landmark of Louisville Named One of Kentucky’s Worst Nursing Homes

Published on Sep 24, 2019 at 2:58 pm in Nursing Home Abuse.

Landmark of Louisville, one of the city’s largest nursing homes, has been deemed one of the worst nursing homes in Kentucky. According to state inspectors, more than a dozen of the facility’s 200 residents are in immediate danger of “death or serious mental or physical harm.”

Landmark of Louisville is one of the largest long-term care facilities in Jefferson County. According to the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services, it has the second most federally certified beds for Medicare and Medicaid patients in Kentucky. The facility has been operating since 1973. Prior to being purchased in 2017, it was known as the Parkway Rehabilitation and Nursing Center.

Superior Care Home in Paducah to Pay $2.2M in Damages

Published on Aug 12, 2019 at 9:35 am in Nursing Home Abuse.

Superior Care Home nursing home in Paducah, KY has been ordered by jurors to pay over $2 million in damages to the Moore family after the passing of 92-year-old Mary Opal Moore. The lawsuit against the facility alleged gross negligence and failure to provide proper care. Tad Thomas and Brain Jasper of Thomas Law Offices represented the family of the victim in the lawsuit.

Moore moved into Superior Care Home in December 2014. She resided there into 2015 for approximately three months. With a price tag of over $9,000 a month, the family chose the facility because of advertisements regarding a new memory care facility. They believed the medical professionals could help with Moore’s dementia.

Two Louisville Nursing Homes Named in Senate’s Report of Facilities with ‘Poor Care’

Published on Jun 11, 2019 at 2:39 pm in Nursing Home Abuse.

On Monday, June 3, almost 400 nursing homes nationwide had their names released because of their poor safety records. The list of names was made public by U.S. Senators Pat Toomey (PA-R) and Bob Casey (PA-D). Six on the list are in Kentucky, and two are located right here in Louisville. The two Louisville nursing homes named were Klondike Center and Springhurst Health and Rehab.