There has been a lawsuit filed in the Circuit Court of Cook County against a Hinsdale care facility, ManorCare in Hinsdale. The lawsuit alleges negligence and wrongful death of a nursing home resident. The decedent was Walter Irmen.
An excerpt from the March 23, 2016 Hinsdale The Doings article titled “Lawsuit charges negligence at Hinsdale nursing home“:
On March 15, 2014, Walter Irmen allegedly pressed the call button for help using the bathroom, Powell said. The complaint alleges Irmen fell before anyone came to assist him and suffered a neck fracture.
Walter Irmen was taken to Hinsdale Hospital. He died March 20, 2014.
The lawsuit alleges violations of the Illinois Nursing Home Care Act and negligence.
Additional details regarding the lawsuit and its claims can be seen in a variety of media sources, including The Doings article mentioned above, as well as the Cook County Record article of March 19 titled “Manorcare of Hinsdale accused of negligence, wrongful death.”
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