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Nursing home death ruled a homicide

The death of a 94 year-old woman due to numerous injuries caused by being pulled out of bed was recently ruled a homicide by the Medical Examiner’s office. When the victim was pulled out of bed in May 2005, she incurred many injuries, including a broken femur. Her death resulted from complications stemming from the injuries. The family of the 94 year-old woman has brought a nursing home negligence lawsuit against the facility, charging that the facility should have protected the 94 year-old from the person who caused the injuries.

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