Nursing Home Neglect Lawyers: Family Misled on Severity of Injuries

A nursing home in Canyon, Texas may face criminal charges after 81-year-old Bill West was beaten by another male resident. On July 29, the man hit West five times in the face resulting in several broken bones, his jaw broken in five places, a broken eye socket and cheek bone. He remained at the Sky West Assisted Living Center by Shaw for two days after the beating with “no indication of medical care for those days — or very little,” said Assistant Randall County Criminal District Attorney Richard Gore. He was taken to a hospital and died 20 days later. According to a forensic pathologist, West died of pneumonia, resulting from blunt-force … [Read more...]