A Des Moines County, Iowa. jury has awarded $600,000 in damages to the estate of a Yarmouth man who died while living at the Danville Care Center in 2009.
A Jackson County, Mo. jury has returned a $1.5 million verdict against a Lee’s Summit nursing home in the September 2007 death of an 88-year-old woman.
A Virginia jury has returned verdicts totaling $6.5 million for an 84-year-old woman injured in a fall at a nursing home.
WASHINGTON – The Department of Labor has launched a new program aimed at protecting employees at nursing homes and residential care facilities from occupational health and safety hazards common in such medical settings.
State courts could not categorically refuse to enforce arbitration clauses in the admission contracts of nursing homes sued for wrongful death, the U.S Supreme Court has ruled in a per curiam decision.
State courts could not categorically refuse to enforce arbitration clauses in the admission contracts of nursing homes sued for wrongful death.
A Jefferson Circuit Court jury has awarded $8 million in damages to the estate of a retired surgeon whose legs were broken while he was in the care of Treyton Oak Towers in Louisville, Ky.
A Gainesville, Fla. jury has handed down a $900 million verdict, including $700 million in punitive damages, against a family of Delaware corporations that owned or operated hundreds of nursing homes nationwide.
A West Virginia jury awarded the son of a woman who died of severe dehydration after a brief stay in a nursing home $91.5 million, including an $80 million punitive damages award.
“It was like a house of horrors,” plaintiffs’ attorney Michael J. Fuller said of the facility where 87-year-old Dorothy Douglas was admitted in 2009, only to die a few weeks later.