Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Bodenheimer, Jones, Klotz & Simmons by G.M. Bodenheimer, Shreveport, for defendant-appellant.
James B. Wells & Associates by Sam A. Smith, Bossier City, for plaintiffs-appellees.
Before HALL, C.J., and MARVIN and NORRIS, JJ.
Court of Appeal of Louisiana, Second Circuit.
In this wrongful death action, the defendant nursing home operator appeals a judgment in favor of the four adult children of the decedent, Odus Fox, who was a 16-month ambulatory resident of the home (Bossier Health Care Center). Mr. Fox died of heart failure after he left the home, unattended, in 42 degree weather wearing only his socks, shorts, and a pajama top.
The trial court specifically found that defendant's employees negligently failed...
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