Estate executor names Glenview Terrace Nursing Center in wrongful death claim

By Ben Hart | Jun 6, 2014


Glenview Terrace Nursing Center is facing a lawsuit from a woman who claims its negligence in monitoring a resident at risk for falls led to her death.

Beth Ann Korecky, as executor of the Estate of Blossom Ditkowsky Fox, filed a lawsuit June 2 in the Cook County Circuit Court against Glenview Terrace Nursing Center, alleging negligence and wrongful death.

According to the suit, Fox was a resident at the defendant's facility at 1511 Greenwood Road in Glenview on Oct. 7, 2012. Korecky claims Fox was at high risk for falls and was negligently monitored and cared for by the defendant, resulting in Fox falling and fracturing her hip and femur on two separate occasions.

The injuries Fox sustained from her falls caused her death Oct. 14, 2012, the suit alleges.

Korecky is seeking damages in excess of $50,000, attorneys fees and court costs. She is being represented by Elgin attorney Catherine D. Battista of Argento & Battista LLC.

Cook County Circuit Court Case No. 2014L005846.

This is a report on a civil lawsuit filed at the Cook County Courthouse. The details in this report come from an original complaint filed by a plaintiff. Please note, a complaint represents an accusation by a private individual, not the government. It is not an indication of guilt, and it only represents one side of the story.

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