Reckless care claimed in suit against Mercy Home Health agency


By Jim Garrett

Staff Writer

Allegations of reckless and indifferent care of a paraplegic patient have been made against Mercy Home Health in a suit pending in 6th Judicial District Court. The home health care agency is a component of Mercy Regional Medical Center, with an office at 35 Mary Fisher Circle in Pagosa Springs.

The allegations were made in a pleading filed by attorney Jerome M. Reinan, of Denver, on behalf of plaintiff Joseph Ray Shouse in a medical malpractice suit brought against Catholic Health Initiatives Colorado, doing business as Mercy Home Health and Hospice.

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