Former patient's family member accuses CAMC of negligence

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 6, 2018

CHARLESTON — A Kanawha County man is suing a Charleston medical facility, alleging negligence and reckless misconduct in the care and treatment of the plaintiff's relative.

Gary Wright, as power of attorney of Geraldine Wright, filed a complaint in Kanawha Circuit Court against Charleston Area Medical Center Inc., alleging it negligently deviated from the accepted standards of care and skill regularly practiced by well-qualified health care providers.

According to the complaint, between May 25, 2016 and June 6, 2017, Geraldine Wright was a patient at Charleston Area Medical Center. The suit says as a result of the defendant's negligence, she suffered from an acute traumatic transcervical fracture of the left femoral neck, resulting in decreased mobility, physical defects and rehabilitation and medical expenses. 

The plaintiff alleges Charleston Area Medical Center failed to provide proper preventive measures during the course of Geraldine Wright's treatment.

Gary Wright seeks trial by jury, all damages allowed by law, attorney fees, costs and all other just relief. He is represented by attorneys Jeff D. Stewart, Andrew L. Paternostro and S. Andrew Stonestreet of Stewart | Bell PLLC in Charleston.

Kanawha Circuit Court case number 18-C-881

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