JURY VERDICT | $29.1 million in damages over nursing home death | 28 million in punitive damages

NATIONAL – Recently a jury has awarded $29.1 million in damages against a nursing home. The jury found the nursing home staff guilty of elder abuse in the death of the plaintiff.

In response to “hearing testimony about the company’s finances,” jurors determined the companies should pay $28 million in punitive damages to the plaintiff’s estate in addition to the $1.1 million in compensatory damages.

A spokesman for the defendant said that they “will contest the verdict.”

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