Woman sues nursing home, caregivers over mother's death

By Ruel Reyes | Mar 15, 2016

CHICAGO — A woman who is the independent administrator of her deceased mother's estate is suing a nursing home and several caregivers, claiming wrongful death.


CHICAGO — A woman who is the independent administrator of her deceased mother's estate is suing a nursing home and several caregivers, claiming wrongful death.

Beverly Jackson, administrator of the estate of Bernice Jackson, filed suit on Jan. 22 in Cook County Circuit Court against Claridge Imperial Ltd., doing business as The Imperial of Lincoln Park and formerly doing business as Imperial Grove Pavilion; Nucare Services Corp.; Stella M. Ledezma, LPN; Foluke Onasanya, LPN; Brooke N. Daverin, LPN; Elizabeth Estrada, RN; Edmundo R. San Juan, RN; Mohin Mathew, RN; and Katie Balcer, PA, alleging the defendants failed to provide proper care to Bernice Jackson.

The plaintiff alleges that due to negligence on the part of the defendants, her mother sustained serious and permanent injuries and experienced great pain and physical suffering prior to her death on March 2, 2014.

The plaintiff seeks compensation for an amount in excess of court's jurisdictional requisite plus attorneys' fees and costs of suit. She is represented by Paul D. Richter and Caitlin K. Finnegan of Kralovec, Jambois & Schwartz in Chicago.

Cook County Circuit Court Case number 2016-L-000740

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