CLEARWATER – A plenary guardian has filed suit against a Gulfport nursing home over the care a woman received there.

Gloria J. Gaston, by and trough Patricia A. Beaton, plenary guardian filed a complaint on June 16 in the 6th Judicial Circuit of Florida - Pinellas County against Boca Ciega Rehabilitation, Kannon Health Services LLC and Airamid Health Services LLC alleging negligence.

According to the complaint, Gaston was admitted to the Boca Ciega Center in 2015 and was discharged Jan. 10, 2016. The suit states that Gaston suffered malnutrition, infections, diabetes mismanagement and other medical issues.

The plaintiff holds Boca Ciega Rehabilitation, Kannon Health Services LLC and Airamid Health Services LLC responsible because the defendants allegedly failed to provide Gaston with a safe environment, failed to properly train staff and failed to monitor significant signs and symptoms of infection.

The plaintiff seeks judgment against defendants for disgorgement of profits, consequential damages, attorney's fees, costs and interest and such other relief as the court deems appropriate. She is represented by Donna K. Hanes of Wilkes & McHugh PA in St. Petersburg.

6th Judicial Circuit of Florida - Pinellas County case number 17-003752-CI

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