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Elderly Parent Care: Advice and Information

In January 2014 my Mom and Dad gave me their “Durable Power of Attorney.” This allowed me to work on their finances.  They also signed Advanced Medical Directives which gave my sister and me authority to make medical decisions for our parents if they could not.   


Negligent Nursing at Vibra Hospital

This was a wrongful death case arising from medical / nursing malpractice.  Barbara Griffin died in the early morning hours of September 25, 2010, only 12 hours after being admitted to Vibra Hospital for long-term acute management, tracheostomy weaning, and rehabilitation.  The admission records indicated that the staff was well aware that Ms. Griffin required restraints and high levels of medication in order to maintain her anxiety and agitation, and to keep her from pulling on her tracheostomy tubes.  Despite the staff’s knowledge of Ms....