HOUSTON – A widow alleges that her late husband's medical needs were not timely met during his stay at a Harris County facility.

Norma Burks, individually and as representative of the estate of Jessie Burks, deceased filed a complaint on Sept. 20 in the Harris County District Court against HMG Park Manor of Cypress Station LLC, doing business as Park Manor of Cypress Station; Bharat B. Latthe MD; and Penni Melissa Russo-Going MD alleging negligence.

According to the complaint, Jessie Burks was admitted to Park Manor of Cypress Station in July 2015 and died Nov. 4, 2015. The suit states Jessie Burks suffered pressure sores and infection of decubitus ulcers with purulent drainage and a blood clot in the leg before his death.

The plaintiff holds HMG Park Manor of Cypress Station LLC, Latthe MD and Russo-Going MD responsible because the defendants allegedly failed to provide timely medical care and treatment and poor clinical judgment.

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks monetary relief of no more than $1 million and such other general and special relief. She is represented by Steven R. Davis and John A. Davis Jr. of Davis & Davis Attorneys at Law in Houston.

Harris County District Court case number 2017-62244

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