Family alleges wrongful death in suit against Waco nursing homes

The cousin of a 79-year-old Waco man is suing four local nursing home facilities, alleging negligent care caused the man’s death in May 2019.

Anne Massey, Aaron Franklin’s cousin, is seeking unspecified damages in her wrongful death lawsuit, filed in 414th State District Court against Woodland Springs Nursing Center, Lakeshore Village Healthcare Center, Crestview Health Care Residence, and Westview Manor and Rehabilitation Center, along with their owners and license holders.

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Seattle-area nursing home hit with wrongful death lawsuit over coronavirus death

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A woman whose mother died of the coronavirus at a Seattle-area nursing home that was ravaged by the COVID-19 outbreak filed a wrongful death lawsuit on Friday against the company that owns the facility.

Debbie de los Angeles, whose mother Twilla Morin, 85, died on March 4 at the Life Care Center in Kirkland, Washington of COVID-19 sued its parent company, Life Care Centers of America, alleging the company concealed vital facts about the outbreak before her mother died.

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Lawsuit Threatened Against Hayward Nursing Home Where Family Member Died Of COVID-19

HAYWARD (KPIX 5) — The first family to threaten legal action against Gateway Care and Rehabilitation Center in Hayward filed a complaint against the facility Monday and are demanding answers regarding the death of a loved one.

So far in the deadly coronavirus outbreak at the Hayward nursing home, 41 residents and 25 staff members had tested positive for COVID-19. Of those cases, nine residents have died from the virus.


KPIX 5 first introduced viewers to the Akrie family on Friday, telling the tragic story of how Cosell Akrie passed away at the center earlier this month while undergoing physical therapy. Now, with the support of civil rights attorney John Burris, the Akries are asking specific questions about how Gateway is being run.

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