Nursing Home, Hospital Caused Woman's Death, Jury Told

Law360, Los Angeles (December 1, 2016, 8:56 PM EST) -- The family of a mentally ill woman who died of pneumonia urged a Texas jury Thursday to find a nursing home and a hospital liable for her death, saying the nursing home neglected her and the hospital wrongfully recognized a do-not-resuscitate document that she signed while unable to care for herself.

The case centers on the treatment and death of Diane Rimert, who lived with severe bipolar disorder and delusions. She spent the last years of her life in a Pennsylvania Rehab LP nursing home after...
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