CHICAGO — A deceased woman's family has filed a wrongful death claim against Belhaven Nursing and Rehabilitation Center LLC and Jai Arya, M.D., alleging negligence in nursing home care.
Cathy Jones, as independent administrator of the estate of Ernestine Jones, filed a complaint on Oct. 18 in Cook County Circuit Court against the defendants, alleging that they failed to provide proper care to Ernestine Jones.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that Ernestine Jones suffered from pressure ulcers that contributed to her death. The plaintiff holds the defendants responsible because they allegedly failed to provide adequate supervision to Ernestine Jones in order to avoid a worsening of her condition.
The plaintiff seeks judgment against the defendants in an amount greater than $50,000 plus court costs. She is represented by Gregory Lamorena of Karlin, Fleisher & Falkenberg, L.L.C. in Chicago.
Cook County Circuit Court Case number 16L010283