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Nursing Home Neglect: Boston Jury Awards $14 Million

A Boston jury awarded $14 M in a case where a  90 year old resident had a festering pressure sore on her back, acute appendicitis, a urinary tract infection so severe it had invaded her blood stream, kidney failure, uncontrolled diabetes, and severe dehydration.  She died a month after the conditions were discovered. To read […]

Nursing Home Abuse: Urinary Tract Infection to Sepsis to Death

Many nursing homes also render rehabilitation services.  On May 6, 2013, a Colorado jury awarded $200,000 to a daughter whose mother received negligent treatment, a sepsis infection and death.  The jury also awarded $3.5 million in punitive damages. A 78 year old woman was admitted to a nursing home for rehabilitation after sustaining two fractured […]