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Former Patient in Tennessee Sues Hospital Over Allegations of Staff Negligence and Injuries

A former patient is suing Blount Memorial Hospital and three other entities, alleging that hospital staff “failed to protect” him from abuse and dealt him both physical and emotional injuries.

In a lawsuit brought Aug. 29 against BMH, Southeastern Health Facilities, Inc., which does business as Etowah Health Care Center, M-K Management Services, Inc. and M-K Management, LLC in Blount County Circuit Court, Tom Stamey contends that the poor care he was given as a hospital patient and nursing home resident in 2021 caused him physical ailments including “skin breakdown.”

The lawsuit states that Stamey was a BMH patient approximately between Aug. 21 and Sept. 13 of 2021. After being discharged from the hospital, he was moved to Etowah Health Care Center, a McMinn County nursing home.

Read the source article at thedailytimes.com

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