Category: Verdicts/Settlements

Settlement with DOJ

Tranquility Incorporated did business in Concord as the San Miguel Villa, a 190-bed assisted care facility. The Department of Justice alleged fraud claiming they submitted false medical billing for worthless or nonexistent services. U.S. Attorney Stephanie M. Hinds announced a settlement for $2.3 million for neglect and “grossly” substandard nursing home services. California Attorney General

Fraud on the Court?

Karma for Hubris? Another obnoxious defense lawyer learns about karma. Robert McKenna III appeared in an online video bragging of getting his client off for malpractice. He was celebrating and apparently admitting fraud. A video of McKenna’s boasts were then posted to his firm’s social media page. The firm removed it amid backlash in online

Medical Malpractice Verdict

The Courtroom View Network reported that a jury compensated a family after a Georgia hospital and an obstetrician caused profound birth-related injuries to mother and her child. Sasso and Gamble-Webb failed to properly monitor and treat birth-related complications that caused the newborn’s oxygen deprivation. The 9-day trial proved that caregivers failed to respond appropriately to

Verdict for Infected Pressure injury

11Alive reported on a jury verdict to compensate Lucille Debose for her neglect and wrongful death.  Debose prematurely died from complications of an untreated pressure wound after Life Care Center of Lawrenceville accepted her as a resident. The lawsuit claimed the nursing home allowed or caused a hole the size of a hand to develop

Brookdale Senior Living

Brookdale Senior Living is the nation’s largest senior living operator. Brookdale has more than 675 senior living communities throughout the United States and about 3% of those are SNFs. The for-profit chain agreed to pay $3.25 million to resolve credible allegations of improper transfers and discharges. The lawsuit claims that Brookdale’s California nursing homes failed


The Ledger reported that a Polk County jury awarded $2,118,000 to Sidney Gilmore. Gilmore was a nursing home resident at Oak Haven Rehab and Nursing Center. The jury blamed the nursing home for allowing or causing Gilmore to develop an infected pressure injury. Oak Haven neglected to turn and reposition or relieve the painful pressure.


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