Woman developed fatal bedsore while in nursing home's care, suit claims

ORADELL – An elderly woman from Bergenfield developed a large, painful and deadly bedsore while in the care of doctors and staff at Oradell Health Care Center, a lawsuit filed on behalf of the woman’s family claims.

The family of Anna B. Burkhart, 90, admitted her to the continuing care retirement center at 600 Kinderkamack Road after she suffered a fractured right hip on Oct. 30, 2015, according to the suit filed in Bergen County Superior Court.

Burkhart was kept in a hospital bed in Oradell for 100 days – until her insurance ran out, said Lee S. Goldsmith, who represents …read more

Source: NJ.com Bergen

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