Jury Awards $114 Million In Nursing Home Abuse Case

Almost every week the Georgia injury lawyers at Finch McCranie, LLP hear about horrific treatment of elderly patients in nursing homes or other long-term facilities. Occasionally they are held accountable for their negligent treatment.
Last month, the family of a 76 year old Florida woman was awarded $114 million in a nursing home abuse case. The woman died in 2003 after having been a patient at the nursing home. The lawsuit alleged that the elderly woman was injured after falling, had developed pressure sores, was over medicated, dehydrated and malnourished. The lawsuit alleged that the woman’s treatment at the facility led to her death. The breakdown of the verdict was $14 million in compensatory damages and $100 million in punitive damages.
Elderly people are entitled to basic safety, respect and dignity. If you or someone you love is a victim of elder abuse or nursing home abuse, you have the right to hold the abuser responsible in court. The Georgia injury lawyers at Finch McCranie, LLP have represented injured Georgians in elder abuse lawsuits and other personal injury suits for over 40 years.. With our firm on the case, you can rest assured that you’ll get the extensive experience and personalized attention you deserve. For a free consultation, call us today at 1-800 228-9159.

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