A nursing home is facing suit over claims it failed to properly diagnose a resident's squamous cell carcinoma, in violation of the Nursing Home Care Act.


Craig J. Seipp filed a lawsuit Jan. 8 in the St. Clair County Circuit Court against Midwest Rehabilitation & Respiratory Center LLC, Steven Blisko and Ted Lerman, citing violations of the Nursing Home Care Act.

Seipp states that from January, 2013, until April, 2013, he was a resident at Midwest Rehabilitation & Respiratory Center, located in Belleville. The complaint states the center was owned and operated by Blisko and Lerman.

The plaintiff is seeking damages in excess of $75,000.

He is being represented in the case by Gary A. Mack of Gary A. Mack PC.

St. Clair County Circuit Court Case No. 14-L-9.

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