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Jury hands down $14 million negligent care verdict to ‘send message’ to nursing homes

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Jury sends message to Nursing Home A Massachusetts jury has awarded $14 million to the family of a nursing home resident who died due to a pressure ulcer, dehydration and other conditions linked to negligent care, according to local news reports. The majority of the award — $12.5 million — is for punitive damages. Superior Court Judge Peter B. Krupp …

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Nursing Home Neglect Trial Fights Shell Company Transfers

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Bloomberg.com on Sep 22, 2014 Juanita Jackson died in July 2003, five weeks after she was removed from a Florida nursing home where her family said continual neglect led to multiple bedsores, malnutrition and a fall that injured her head. Trying to collect a $110 million verdict against two nursing home companies has led her family on a four-year odyssey …