Chicago, IL asked in Medical Malpractice and Nursing Home Abuse for Illinois

Q: My father passed away in March of 2022. He was at a skilled nursing facility. I ordered his medical records and found

Many errors and charting that looks as if it was copied. Wrong name listed on a record. Charting was done after my father passed as if they took care of him during that time. Wrong room numbers at times. Blood work reviewed by an LPN. Last wishes were not entered correctly in his chart so his DNR would've been neglected. The Wrong age was listed. Please let me know if I can talk to an attorney in regard to this. Thank you so very much.

1 Lawyer Answer
Joel Gary Selik
Joel Gary Selik
  • Medical Malpractice Lawyer
  • Las Vegas, NV

A: Medical malpractice cases require the Health Care Provider to have done something wrong that led to harm. Doing wrong action is not enough. It must be proven, for example, the errors you outline caused or contributed to his death. You should review these facts with experienced medical malpractice attorneys in your state.

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