Arbitration Award $375K - Pressure ulcer case in AL

Ed Parish, Admin. of the Estate of Joe Moore v. SSC Montgomery South Haven Operating Company

US District Court, Middle District of Alabama

Case No. 11-CV-00282

Plaintiff: J.P. Sawyer, sawyer Law Firm, Enterprise, AL

Defendant: Hunter C. Carroll and Carl Hagwood, Hagwood, Adelman, Tipton, Birmingham, AL

Details: Main fell at home, admitted to facility, in 5 1/2 weeks developed Stage IV pressure ulcer.  It became infection and he died a few weeks later. Poor Nursing documentation was factor in the case.

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