Egg Harbor Township, NJ asked in Elder Law, Nursing Home Abuse and Wrongful Death for New Jersey

Q: My mother was in a nursing home, sent to the hospital with UTI, kidney stones and malnutrition

She had surgery and was sent back to the nursing home, stable but with a PICC line for 6 weeks of antibiotics. She developed a med allergy at the nursing home and the doctor discontinued the antibiotics after 1 week. He did not do bloodwork or give her another antibiotic. She died 3 weeks later of Severe UTI and electrolyte imbalance from the malnutrition. Do i have a wrongful death suit?

1 Lawyer Answer
H. Scott Aalsberg
H. Scott Aalsberg
  • East Brunswick, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: Yes it sounds like you have a good law suit, but of course more information would need to be known to determine how good. I suggest you setup an appointment to meet with an experienced lawyer and bring with you all the medical records you have.

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