Philadelphia Nursing Home Sued for Professional Negligence

Posted by Aaron J. Freiwald on October 27, 2012

A Philadelphia woman who claims she suffered multiple injuries after falling at a city nursing home on two separate occasions due to alleged company negligence has filed suit against the facility in state court.

Philadelphia attorney Derek R. Layser, of the firm Layser & Freiwald P.C., filed the professional negligence claim Oct. 25 at the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas on behalf of Phyllis B. Montalvo.

The defendant named in the civil action is RC Healthcare, doing business as Willow Terrace Nursing Home.

The lawsuit states that after suffering a fall at home back on June 12, 2011, the plaintiff was taken to Albert Einstein Medical Center where it was determined that she had sustained cervical spine and left wrist fractures.

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