A woman is suing a long-term care facility after allegedly sustaining injuries while in its care.
Catherine Wagner filed a lawsuit Nov. 4 in Cook County Circuit Court against Alden Estates of Naperville Inc., formerly known as Oxford Lane Ltd. and also known as Alden Nursing Center of Naperville Inc. and Alden-Naperville Rehabilitation and Health Care Center Inc.
The suit, which alleges negligence and violations of the Illinois Nursing Home Care Act, also names The Alden Group Ltd. --also known as Alden Management Co. and Alden Management Services Inc.-- and Alden Naperville LLC as defendants.
Wagner states in her suit she was a resident of Alden Estates of Naperville, a long-term care facility at 1525 Oxford Lane in Naperville, and that on or before Nov. 11, 2011, the defendants were aware that she had a history of a hairline fracture to the mid-femoral shaft in her right leg.
According to the complaint, on Nov. 11, the defendant attempted to move Wagner from her bed to a wheel chair when they abducted her right hip past mid-line, causing her to sustain a total fracture of her right femur.
The complaint alleges the defendants engaged in negligent actions thatled to Wagner's injuries.
Wagner is seeking damages in excess of $50,000 and is represented by attorneys at The Law Offices of Andrew S. Kryder LLC.
Cook County Circuit Court Case No. 2013L012175.
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