CHICAGO — A deceased man's family has filed a wrongful death claim alleging negligence in nursing home care.
Michael Thirkield, as independent administrator of the estate of Willie Thirkield, is suing Brentwood Operating Company LLC, d/b/a Brentwood Sub-Acute Healthcare Center, alleging negligence and failure to provide proper care. The plaintiff filed the complaint on Sept. 14 in Cook County Circuit Court.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that Willie Thirkield developed pressure ulcers that contributed to or caused his death. The plaintiff holds the defendants responsible because they allegedly failed to provide adequate supervision to Willie Thirkield to make sure that he did not develop pressure ulcers.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment against the defendant in an amount greater than $50,000. He is represented by Matthew K. Henry of Law Offices of Steven J. Malman & Associates, P.C. in Chicago.
Cook County Circuit Court Case number 16L9133