SOURCE: Bernstein & Poisson
LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - Nov 30, 2012) - The Las Vegas medical malpractice attorneys at the law firm of Bernstein & Poisson represent clients who have been harmed as a result of substandard medical care provided by doctors, nurses, hospitals and assisted living centers. The firm hereby announces that it has filed a Nevada wrongful death lawsuit against such a facility based on allegations that the relative of the plaintiffs was killed because of negligent acts on the part of the staff members at that defendant facility. This lawsuit seeks compensation for damages sustained as a result of this untimely death.
Specifically, this Nevada medical malpractice lawsuit was filed in the District Court of Clark County, Nevada and it was assigned to Department Number IV. The case was filed against St. Joseph Transitional Rehabilitation Center, LLC.; and DOE Nurses 1 through 5; DOE Doctors 6-10; DOES 11-15 ROE Healthcare Facilities 16 - 20; ROE CORPORATIONS 21-25; Inclusive. It was assigned a case number of A-12-670282C.
The court documents relating to the lawsuit allege that the relative of the plaintiff had been a patient at the defendant facility. On October 22, 2011, staff members with the defendant facility attempted to transfer the patient to a shower chair using a Hoyer lift. The documents further allege that the patient fell from the lift during this transfer and hit her head on the floor of the room. As a result of this fall, the patient allegedly suffered from a right frontal intraparenchymal hemorrhage and right frontal subarachnoid hemorrhage. The patient did not survive this traumatic brain injury.
The court documents state that the plaintiffs in the lawsuit are seeking compensatory damages that will help to pay for medical bills, economic damages, pain and suffering and other general damages for the patient and for severe emotional distress, grief, sorrow, loss of comfort, society, companionship and loss of probably support and for the patient's burial expenses.
About Bernstein & Poisson
Bernstein & Poisson is a Las Vegas law firm comprised of Las Vegas personal injury lawyers who represent clients who have been injured because of negligent, reckless or intentional actions of others. The attorneys at the firm handle personal injury matters that include auto accidents, dog bite attacks, bad faith insurance, premises liability, wrongful death, sexual abuse, nursing home neglect and abuse and several other types of legal matters where a client has been wrongfully injured by the actions of others.