Nursing Home Verdicts - recent
$14,000,000.00 Jury Verdict
- Middlesex Superior Court - Calandro V Radius Health - $1.4 Million
Compensatory Verdict; $12.5 Million Punitive Damages Verdict for
wrongful death of Mrs. Calandro.
$2,477,000.00 Jury Verdict -
Jeanne S. brought suit as power of attorney for an 85 year old Resident
suffereing from Huntingtons disease at a Massachusetts Kindred Facility
(Bolton Manor in Marlborough). I argued resident was Raped after
a bruise was found on her vaginal area although the resident herself
denied it likely due to her memory. No special damages or medical
bills were offered into evidence. Payment collected. 12-17-13 Middlesex
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$300,000.00 Clara H. was a 106
year old blind alzheimer resident who was changed "roughly"
at least once at Kindred Nursing Home. Case went to Trial. Initial
offers then $10,000 offered and refused. No special damages or medical
bills offered into evidence. No Plaintiff expert called on Damages.
Defense Dr expert testified Plaintiffs advanced dementia and lack
of memory resulted in "No possibility of emotional distress
damage to her. After hearing: Judgement for Plaintiff for $300,000.00
for purely emotional distress. Judgement collected in full.
$450,000 James H. 87 year old
dementia pateint who was struck over the head with a slipper and
had his testicles washed "roughly" by a nurse aid who
was impatient at his slowness. 32 live witnesses called to trial.
9 Days testimony. No special damages or medical bills offered into
evidence. No expert called on Damages. After Trial: Judgement for
Plaintiff for $450,000.00 for purely emotional distress. Judgement
collected in full.
$425,000 John F. a 84 year old
dementia pateint who was slapped and verbally abused and washed
"roughly" by a nurse aid who was mad about patient's alzheimers.
Norfolk Superior Jury Trial in front of J. Brady. Settled during
the Jury Trial after opening and testimony. No special damages or
medical bills offered into evidence. No expert called on Damages.
Money ($425,000.00) collected in full.
$376,000.00 Mary O. was a resident
at Lifecare in Lynn MA. suffering from Arthritis and Schitzophrenia.
She drove her wheelchair off a curb while a nurse aide turned away
to lock a gate. She suffered two broken legs. After a full contested
hearing she was awarded $376,000.00. Money was collected in full.
$400,000.00 Bessie E. was a
resident at a local Nursing Home. Jury Trial lasting 4 weeks resulted
in a settlement during Jury deliberations for non fatal bed sore.
Money was collected in full.
Hamill Nursing Home Settlements- recent
$345,000.00 Harold G. was a
disabled resident of a Nursing Home who developed Pressure Sores.
After numerous depositions case was settled on the eve of scheduled
Jury Trial at mediation with former Judge. Payment collected.
$350,000 Elizabeth D. Aspiration.
78 year old female resident removed her own breathing tube and died.
Case settled one week before Binding Arbitration after Mediation
offers were refused. Payment collected.
$300,000 Margaret H. And Jeanne
M. two Assisted living residents who were verbally abused. Jeanne
was also pushed against a wall while an aide sat on Margarets lap
and bounced up and down. Initial offers of $10,000 were refused.
After intense litigation, Home office Insurance Attorney settled
the case for our full Demand of $300,000.00. It was paid in full.