Hawarden Nursing Home Sued for Negligence

A Hawarden nursing home has been accused of negligence in the death of a 58-year-old woman who lived at the facility in Iowa. The estate of Peggy Sue Peck; her sister Cathy Peck, the estate’s administrator; and her mother, Joyce Peck, filed a lawsuit against Hillcrest Health Care Services on December 18, 2019 in the Sioux County District Court in Orange City. The Peck family is currently demanding a jury trial and to seek punitive damages and damages for “severe conscious mental and physical pain and suffering” before her death, according to the litigation.

Hillcrest operations manager,  Chris Rickard stated, “At Hillcrest Health Care Center, our primary concern is and has been without exception, the health and welfare of our residents. We are deeply invested in our residents and their families. We consider it a privilege to deliver skilled nursing and rehabilitative care in this community, and we are grateful for the opportunity to do so.”

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