Tag Archives: elder abuse

Elderly woman wins multimillion-dollar verdict from retirement community

A Tarrant County, Texas jury has awarded Edna Anderson damages totaling $2.2 million after the 95-year-old spent 22 hours lying naked on the floor of her apartment in Bedford’s Parkwood Retirement Community, an independent-living complex. Anderson said she had pulled an emergency ...

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Grandchildren can’t sue for elder abuse

Grandchildren lacked standing to sue other family members for the alleged abuse of an elderly woman who died, the California Court of Appeal has ruled in affirming judgment.

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Small firms team up to win $29M in nursing home death

Two small firm lawyers joined forces to win a $29 million jury verdict against a nursing home for delaying treatment of a 79-year-old woman who suffered a fractured hip and bed sore that led to her death. Edward Dudensing, who runs a two-lawyer firm in Sacramento, Calif., and Jay Renneisen, founder of the two-lawyer Nursing Home & Elder Abuse Center in Walnut Creek, Calif., grew up in the same neighborhood, went to the same law school and both specialize in elder abuse cases.

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Woman awarded $12.5M in elder abuse case

A 94-year-old woman was awarded $12.5 million this week after being sexually molested by an illegal immigrant hired as a dietary aide at Oakdale Heights of Santa Clarita, Calif., where she was a resident at the time.

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