Woman sues long-term care home for $6 million to stop choking deaths, mandate wristbands
November 27th, 2012 - Mediband
A Windsor woman whose father died from choking on his food just days after moving into a long-term care home has launched a $6-million lawsuit alleging wrongful death and a cover-up by the home’s staff.
“The ministry order doesn’t go far enough,” Joseph’s lawyer Maia Bent told The Star. “In our opinion, this is not adequate. It minimizes it, which is offensive, really, when you’re dealing with a wrongful death.”