Archive for January, 2007

Nursing home abuse headlines from January, 2007.

January 2007

Jury selection begins in nursing home death

Pittsburgh, PA – Martha Bell, a former manager of a Robinson nursing home accused of covering up how an 88-year-old Alzheimer’s patient died, said little and scribbled notes as attorneys interviewed potential jurors Tuesday. Bell, 60, of West Mifflin, is charged in connection with the death of Mabel Taylor, a resident of the now-closed Ronald […]

Tuesday the 2nd

Jury selection to start in nursing home death; Atrium I center’s founder accused of neglect, involuntary manslaughter, conspiracy, theft

Pittsburgh, PA – More than five years ago, 88-year-old Mabel Taylor left her room at a Robinson nursing home and made her way through a door leading to a fenced outdoor courtyard. Alarms failed to ring when the door opened and then slammed shut, trapping Mrs. Taylor, who had Alzheimer’s disease, outside on a 40-degree […]

Tuesday the 2nd