Posts Tagged ‘Burn’


Serious Scalding Burns to Resident at Auburn Manor

Written By: Kenneth LaBore | Published On: 9th December 2017 | Category: Burn Injuries, Uncategorized | RSS Feed
Resident Dies After Scalding Burn Injuries at Auburn Manor in Chaska
Resident Dies After Scalding Burn Injuries at Auburn Manor in Chaska

Auburn Manor Resident Suffers Water Scald Burns

In a report from the Minnesota Department of Health is alleged that a resident at Auburn Manor in Chaska was neglected when the resident wandered into the laundry room and was burned by hot water. The resident was transferred to the hospital. The hospital determined the resident sustained second degree burns to more than 20% of the body. The resident died the following day.

Resident at Auburn Manor Dies a Day After 20% Burns Over Entire Body

Based on a preponderance of evidence, neglect occurred when the facility failed to provide a safe environment and adequate supervision. According to the MDH report the facility staff left a locked laundry room door unattended and held open using a magnetic latch, and the resident entered into the laundry room. The resident was found lying in the cement catch basin which collects the hot waste water from the washing machine. The resident sustained second degree burns from hot water and died the next day as a result of the burns.

For a Free Consultation with an Experienced Elder Neglect Attorney call Kenneth LaBore Toll Free at 1-888-452-6589.

Of all the types of injuries suffered by residents in elder care facilities, burns are one of the most painful and life threatening. Burn injuries are also preventable with proper care and supervision.

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If you suspect elder or vulnerable adult neglect or abuse contact the Minnesota Adult Abuse Reporting Center answered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-844-880-1574.

If you have concerns about care provided to a resident in a nursing home, assisted living or any other type of elder care provider contact Attorney Kenneth LaBore for a Free Consultation to discuss your legal rights and options.

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Hertitage Manor Cited After Burn Injury To Resident

Written By: Kenneth LaBore | Published On: 6th November 2016 | Category: Burn Injuries | RSS Feed

Burn of Resident on Heater at Heritage Manor in Chisholm Minnesota

Burn of Resident on Heater at Heritage Manor in Chisholm Minnesota

Resident is Burned by Heater at Heritage Manor in Chisholm Minnesota

In a report from the MDH dated July 12, 2016, it was alleged that the facility failed to provide adequate supervision when the resident’s foot rested on a heater and was burned.  The resident was hospitalized and is expected to die.

Burns of Resident at Heritage Manor Lead To Complaint of Neglect

Based on the preponderance of the evidence neglect occurred when the facility positioned the resident’s bed alongside a heat register and resident’s foot was burned.  In addition, the resident’s burn deteriorated over the next five days and the facility staff did not notify the physician in order to obtain treatment for the burn.  The burns because infected and the resident developed sepsis, which led to the resident’s death.

For more information from the Minnesota Department of Health, Office of Health Facility Complaints concerning nursing homes, assisted living and other elder care providers view resolved complaints at the MDH website.

If you have concerns about medication errors, improper use of medical equipment, falls or any other form of elder abuse or neglect contact Minnesota Elder Abuse Attorney Kenneth LaBore at 612-743-9048 or toll free at 1-888-452-6589 or by email at KLaBore@MNnursinghomeneglect.com.

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Talahi Nursing Home St Cloud Cited with Neglect after Resident Suffers Burn from Coffee

Written By: Kenneth LaBore | Published On: 12th April 2015 | Category: Burn Injuries, Financial Exploitation | RSS Feed

Talahi Nursing Home St Cloud Resident Suffers Burns From Spilled Coffee


Talahi Nursing Home St Cloud Resident Suffers Second Degree Burn Injuries from Coffee

In a report from the MDH a client was neglected when the facility failed to follow the resident’s care plan that required assist of one for feeding. The resident sustained second degree burn from coffee spillage.

Neglect was substantiated. The facility was responsible for the maltreatment. The facility neglected to provide the necessary services to ensure the resident’s safety when the resident was assessed to require extensive assistance for eating and drinking. A staff member handed the resident an uncovered cup of hot coffee. The resident spilled the hot coffee onto herself and sustained a second-degree burn to her thigh.

Financial Exploitation

Financial Exploitation, Talahi Nursing Home St Cloud Substantiated Complaint at Talahi Nursing Home St Cloud Minnesota

Talahi Nursing Home St Cloud Complaint Findings for Exploitation

In a report concluded on October 28, 2013, the Minnesota Department of Health cites Talahi Nursing Home St Cloud  for exploitation by other.

It is alleged that financial exploitation occurred when staff forged a resident’s check.

Substantiated Complaint Against Talahi Nursing Home in St Cloud For Financial Exploitation

Based on a preponderance of evidence, financial exploitation did occur when the alleged perpetrator (AP) wrote a check, for $300.00 with the resident’s personal check blank.  The AP used the resident’s rubber signature stamp to endure the check.  The resident did not give the AP permission to write a check for $300.00 or to use the resident’s rubber signature stamp for endorsement.

The resident was alert and oriented to person, place, and time.  Due to the resident’s inability to perform the task of writing, the resident used a rubber signature stamp to sign documents including check blanks.

For more information from the Minnesota Department of Health, Office of Health Facility Complaints concerning nursing homes, assisted living and other elder care providers view resolved complaints at the MDH website.

If you have concerns about financial exploitation or any other form of elder abuse or neglect contact Minnesota Elder Abuse Attorney Kenneth LaBore toll free at 1-888-452-6589 or by email at KLaBore@MNnursinghomeneglect.com.

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REM Northstar Johnson Place Crookston Substantiated

Written By: Kenneth LaBore | Published On: 6th April 2015 | Category: Burn Injuries | RSS Feed

Scalding Water, Burns and Blisters, Scald Burn from Coffee

Scalding Water, Burns and Blisters, Scald Burn from Coffee at REM Northstar Johnson Place in Crookston Minnesota

REM Northstar Johnson Place Crookston Complaint Findings for Neglect

In a report concluded on June 7, 2011, the Minnesota Department of Health cites REM Northstar Johnson Place Crookston for neglect of health care.

The allegation is neglect based on the following information: Client #1 received 1st and 2nd degree burns when the client was unsupervised and was able to access hot coffee that spilled on her thighs.

Substantiated Complaint Against REM Northstar Johnson Place in Crookston After Burns

According to nfpa.org, a scald injury can happen at any age. Children, older adults and people with disabilities are especially at risk. Hot liquids from bath water, hot coffee and even microwaved soup can cause devastating injuries. Scald burns are the second leading cause of all burn injuries.

Treat a burn right away. Cool the burn with cool water for 3–5 minutes. Cover with a clean, dry cloth. Get medical help if needed.

For more information from the Minnesota Department of Health, Office of Health Facility Complaints concerning nursing homes, assisted living and other elder care providers view resolved complaints at the MDH website.

If you have concerns about any burns or any form of elder abuse or neglect contact Elder Abuse and Neglect Attorney Kenneth LaBore at 612-743-9048 or toll free at 1-888-452-6589 or by email at KLaBore@MNnursinghomeneglect.com.

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