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Nursing Home, Franciscan St. James Sued

The administrator of the estate of a patient at Applewood Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Matteson claims inadequate supervision.

By Tim Moran (Patch Staff) – Updated Sep 28, 2017 12:14 pm ET

CHICAGO HEIGHTS, IL — A Matteson nursing home has been sued on allegations a client experienced pain as a result of having developed pressure sores there. An estate administrator for a patient there filed a lawsuit last month in Cook County Circuit Court naming Applewood Nursing & Rehabilitation Center and Franciscan St. James Health – Chicago Heights, according to an account from the Cook County Record.

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