Tag Archive: Verdicts/Settlements

Jury compensates family for nursing home’s neglect

A jury found Life Care Centers of America guilty of negligence. The jury awarded $1.5 million in compensatory damages to the family of a former resident who died as a result of the nursing home’s neglect and negligence. Life Care Centers of America was sued by Dennis Matthews, son of the late Verdie Matthews. He

Virginia Supreme Court upholds nursing home verdict of $850,000

The Virginia Supreme Court recently affirmed an $850,000 verdict obtained by Jeff Downey in a nursing home case in Danville, Virginia. The case, Musgrove v. Medical Facilities of America Inc., involved pressures sores, an amputation, and death by dehydration, malnutrition and wound complications. The Defendant asserted numerous assignments of error, many dealing with pertinent nursing home

Jury awards family $2.5 million for neglect of dad

Attorney for Amel Trezza asked the jury to compensate for his wrongful death at a nursing home  which occurred on May 31, 2001. The total verdict in the case regarding nursing home negligence amounted to $2,522,232.08. The total monetary figure makes the case the largest nursing home negligence case in Connecticut history. Amel Trezza died on May

Jury compensates resident’s family for wrongful death and neglect

A couple of weeks ago there was a  nursing home trial over in Tallulah, Louisiana. Tallulah is a small town about 20 miles west of Vicksburg, MS. After a five-day trial, on Friday, November 2, 2007, a 12-person jury found that the nursing home committed medical malpractice and awarded the plaintiff $250,000 in survival damages

Jury compensates familiy for neglect

Chad Trammel and his team of nursing home lawyers did a great job in a difficult trial.  The multi chain (and infamous) Beverly Enterprises has been found negligent in the death of  resident and ordered to pay $1.4 million in compensatory damages. After deliberating on Monday, the Ouachita County jury agreed on $875,000 in punitive damages

Settlement in wandering case

A $750,000 settlement between a Pennsylvania nursing home and Francis X. Ounan has been approved by a federal judge. Ounan filed suit against nursing home chain Sunrise Senior Living Services, Inc. on January 15, seeking damages for claims of negligence and wrongful death. Ounan’s mother, Margaret Ounan Boyle, died in November of 2005 from injuries


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