Settlement Reached in Home Health Care Abuse Case Where Elements of Negligent Hiring and Supervision Were Key

Tho Nguyen, 43, suffered from a traumatic brain injury and quadriplegia. He lived in a private home and received services from a non-profit corporation that provided community-based care to persons with disabilities.

Nguyen’s sister, who was his guardian, learned that he suffered a bruise on his left side, allegedly coming from an incident in which a caregiver pulled him from his wheelchair and kicked him while he was lying on the ground. Nguyen’s sister, on his behalf, sued the community-based care center alleging negligent hiring, supervision and retention of the aide who, plaintiff asserted, was previously named in a domestic dispute.

The defendant denied the incident ever took place but still settled the case.

The attorneys successfully handling this lawsuit for the Nguyen family were Michael J. Masterson, Bryan L. Smith, David Fleury, Amy Hampton and Kaelyn Shirey.

Nguyen v. Nyensuh, No. CJ-2015-04157 (Okla. Dist. Ct. Tulsa County).

Kreisman Law Offices has been handling nursing home abuse lawsuits for individuals, families and loved ones who have been harmed, injured or died as a result of the carelessness or negligence of a medical provider for more than 40 years in and around Chicago, Cook County and its surrounding areas, including Lemont, Niles, Morton Grove, Wilmette, Chicago (Logan Square, Lincoln Square, Wicker Park, Rogers Park, Old Town, Hyde Park, South Shore, West Town), New Lenox and Naperville, Ill.

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