CHARLESTON -- A Fayette County woman is suing Beverly Enterprises for medical negligence after her husband died at the Golden Living Center.

Beverly Enterprises-West Virginia; Filmore Capital Partners, LLC; Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Services, Inc.; Golden Gate National Senior Care, LLC; GGNSC Holdings, LLC; GGNSC Clinical Services, LLC; GPH St. Albans, LLC; Jason Gibson, individually and as administrator of Golden Living Center-Glasgow; John Does 1 through 10; and unidentified entities 1 through 10 were also named as defendants in the suit.

On May 13, 2008, Donald B. Hall was admitted to Golden Living Center, according to a complaint filed May 17 in Kanawha Circuit Court.

On May 17, 2008, Mr. Hall began suffering from rapid accumulation of mucus in his throat and lungs and was found dead by Golden Living Center nursing staff on May 18, according to the suit.

Pauline Hall claims the defendants failed to meet the standard of care and violated their duty of care to Mr. Hall through mistreatment and neglect.

Mrs. Hall is seeking compensatory and punitive damages. She is being represented by Mark E. Troy and Jason A. Winnell.

The case has been assigned to Circuit Judge Jennifer Bailey.

Kanawha Circuit Court case number: 10-C-889

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