The complaint says Cason, who is mentally disabled, was “repeatedly and sadistically beaten and otherwise abused by employees” in November 2013. Read more
The family of Eliza Jennings, 94, has been awarded $18 million in a wrongful death suit against a Berea, Ky., nursing home. Eliza Jennings died in 2009. As part of the overall award, the jur... Read more
President Obama has signed into law the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation Act (the IMPACT Act). This Act provides $11 million in funding to establish an electronic collection... Read more
Lawyers in our firm have been handling nursing home litigation for a number of years. We have been seeing a large increase in this litigation and there has to be a reason for it. As our popu... Read more
A jury in Polk County, Florida, returned a $1.1 billion verdict last month in a case involving what was described as “corporate corruption” and “misconduct” that ultimately led to the death... Read more
A state court jury in Tennessee awarded $8 million in damages last month to the estate of a retired surgeon whose legs were broken while he was in the care of Treyton Oak Towers in Louisvill... Read more
A Pinellas County jury returned a $200 million verdict recently in a nursing home abuse case that resulted in an elderly woman’s death. Elvira Nunziata, a 92-year-old dementia resident at Pi... Read more
A jury in Kanawha County, W.Va., awarded an elderly woman’s family $91.5 million in damages last month against a Charleston nursing home, after finding that nursing home workers were r... Read more
Civil suits help uncover abuses by nursing home and insurance companies. Where regulatory and legislative bodies have been unable to cope with this distressing rise of neglect and abuse of o... Read more
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