FACTS & ALLEGATIONS On August 10, 2000 the plaintiffs’ decedent, Robert Parks, 80, suffered death by strangulation after being strapped into his wheelchair at Southwood Nursing Home in College Station. Parks had been admit ted to Southwood seven days earlier for physical therapy, and had attempted to leave. In order to prevent him from attempting to leave again, an attendant strapped Parks into his wheelchair by putting a belt around his waist. Parks was asphyxiated by the belt.
Elderly man asphyxiated by nursing home restraints
by Marks, Balette, Giessel & Young | Feb 19, 2003 | News, Results | 0 comments