Cedar Ridge Center Nursing Home Lawsuits & Violations

Cedar Ridge Center nursing home cases and negligence allegations

Background Information on Cedar Ridge Center, a West Virginia Nursing Home

Cedar Ridge Center is a 119-bed, for-profit nursing home located at 302 Cedar Ridge Road in Sissonville, West Virginia. The legal business name of the facility is 302 Cedar Ridge Road Operations, LLC. It is owned by Genesis Healthcare, one of the nation’s largest care providers, which operates hundreds of facilities across 24 states.

As of this post, Cedar Ridge Center has been given an overall rating of one out of five stars by Medicare. This “below average” rating is due to poor health inspection results, understaffing, and lack of quality resident care measures.

Over the past year of health, complaint, and infection control inspections, Cedar Ridge Center received 31 health citations. In comparison, the average number of health citations earned in nursing homes across West Virginia is 12.4. Additionally, according to the facility’s staffing reports, residents at Cedar Ridge Center receive two hours and 50 minutes of nurse staff hours a day. This is almost an hour less than the West Virginia average of three hours and 47 minutes per day.

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Lawsuits Against Cedar Ridge Center for Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Allegations

The following lawsuits have been filed against Cedar Ridge Center alleging nursing home negligence:

Martin, Teddy J. E/O vs. Cedar Ridge Center

Allegations: Robin Moss, the executrix of the estate of Teddy Joe Martin, filed a lawsuit against Cedar Ridge Center after Mr. Martin’s death. The complaint alleges that during his time in the facility, Mr. Martin suffered at least five preventable falls. Staff at Cedar Ridge Center failed to transport Mr. Martin to the hospital for over a week following a fall that fractured his left hip. As a result of his injuries, Mr. Martin suffered a decline in his health, leading to his untimely passing.

Ladowitz, Melvin E/O vs. Cedar Ridge Center

Allegations: According to the case’s complaint, Melvin Ladowitz was neglected by staff while residing in Cedar Ridge Center. During his time in the facility, Mr. Ladowitz suffered from significant weight loss, medication errors, and severe dehydration. The administrator of Mr. Ladowitz’ estate, Shirley Ladowitz, claims that Mr. Ladowitz passed away as a direct result of Cedar Ridge Center’s negligence.

Eads, Alana vs. Cedar Ridge Center

Allegations: After suffering from negligence in Cedar Ridge Center, Ms. Alana Eads retained counsel and filed a lawsuit against the facility. Ms. Eads alleges that while under the care of the nursing home staff, she suffered from weight loss, disfigurement, and mental suffering.

Deficiencies at Cedar Ridge Center for Resident Care Violations

March 23rd, 2023, Inspection at Cedar Ridge Center

During an inspection at Cedar Ridge Center in March 2023, a resident was interviewed by a surveyor. The resident confided in the surveyor that she had overheard one of the certified nursing assistants (CNAs) making fun of her with other staff members. According to the resident, the CNA is verbally abusive towards her and tries to “turn others against her.” When the resident filed a grievance with the facility about this matter, they failed to timely report and investigate the allegations.

March 23rd, 2023, Inspection at Cedar Ridge Center

During this inspection at the facility, it was found that the facility had failed to prevent a resident from falling and suffering severe injuries. During an attempt to transfer the resident from the shower to the bed, the resident lost balance and fell. This fall resulted in five fractures. The nurse aide that witnessed the fall failed to report it to other staff.

Disclaimer

*Each case is different. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome or indicate an expected outcome on your particular case. The above prior lawsuit information is for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. The information is not provided in the course of an attorney-client relationship and is not intended to substitute for legal advice from an attorney. This individual case information above comes from publicly filed allegations gathered from the plaintiff’s complaint. The allegations in the complaint have not been proven true. These cases are not the work of this law firm. The inspection results are provided from public government agency surveys. The state Department of Health conducts a survey of all nursing home facilities at least once every 15 months. The deficiencies listed on this page may have been corrected after the date of the inspection and date of publishing this material. Citations, ratings, statistics, and deficiencies are current as of the date of this post and will change later on. The inspection findings published are not complete. You may find the most up to date information at medicare.gov. This material is not endorsed by the facility noted or by any governmental agency. Speak with an attorney immediately if you believe you have a viable case against a nursing home, assisted living facility, or medical facility.

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