On March 6, 2013, Mr. Waterman filed Plaintiff’s Motion to Enforce 1/23/13 Hearing Order in William M. Snovell, Executor of the Estate of Bernadette Teresa Connelly Snovell, Deceased v. Williamsburg Facility Operations, LLC, et al., No. CL12-4966 in Circuit Court for York County, Virginia. It is a medical malpractice case seeking $4,550,000.00 in damages.
The corporate Defendant in Snovell, Williamsburg Facility Operations, asserts it had a functioning chair alarm in place before the patient fall. However, it has failed to produce the chair alarm in question as ordered – indeed, it represents without explanation that the chair alarm in question “is no longer available”.
Snovell corporate Defendant, Williamsburg Facility Operations, also represents that it used only 2 different types of “bed/chair alarms” made by 1 manufacturer at its nursing home, Consulate Health Care of Williamsburg, when the patient fell. But it also has not offered examplars of each bed/chair alarm, or even identified the manufacturer’s name and models.
The victim patient in Snovell allegedly suffered wrongful death: after she fell, the corporate Defendant’s personnel put her back to bed with broken ribs and she suffered an ultimately fatal pneumothorax. There is no hearing date on Plaintiff’s Motion.
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