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    “Ruth Waites, an 83 year old dependent diabetic, was admitted to the Borger Nursing Center in June of 1993. She died on 10/29/94 suffering from a Stage 4 decubitis ulcer. It was alleged the pressure sore was due to neglect in the nursing home. They further claimed intentional fraud caused widespread injury to other similarly situated residents.”

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    “RUTH WAITES was 83 years old when she began living at the Borger Nursing Center, in Borger, Texas, in 1993. At the time, said plaintiffs counsel David T. Marks, Ms. Waites was mentally alert, but largely unable to walk and a diabetic. While at the Borger home, he said, Ms. Waites became severely dehydrated and was hospitalized. After she returned to the center, she developed pressure sores and was hospitalized again. These bed sores were so severe, he said, that hospital staff “cut out hunks of rotten tissue,” from her body. Ms. Waites died Oct. 29, 1994; the cause of death, Mr. Marks said, was “infected pressure sores.”

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