Estate administrator claims Meadows Sheltered Care should have supervised meals

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Jun 22, 2018

CHICAGO — An estate administrator is suing Meadows Sheltered Care Inc. and a nurse amid allegations of negligence, and wrongful death.

Paul Nadzikewycz, administrator of the estate of the late John Nadzikewycz, filed a complaint June 12 in Cook County Circuit Court, alleging the defendants failed to provide services that met professional standards of quality.

According to the complaint, on July 14, 2016, John Nadzikewycz, who lived at the defendants' facility and had been diagnosed with intellectual disability and anxiety, suffered prolonged cardiac arrest, respiratory failure, deterioration of his health, loss of dignity and a poor quality of life before his death from asphyxiation, allegedly as a result of the negligence of the defendants in leaving him unsupervised while eating. 

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks a judgment against defendant for damages greater than $50,000. He is represented by Daniel Goldfaden of Levin & Perconti in Chicago.

Cook County Circuit Court case number 18-L-6054

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