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After only the second day of the second phase of a nursing home neglect trial, a 12-member Philadelphia Common Pleas Court jury awarded the adult daughter of a man who died after receiving alleged sub-par care a half-million dollars in punitive damages.
After a month break, a Philadelphia Common Pleas Court jury on Tuesday was brought back for the second phase in a nursing home neglect trial, one in which they awarded more than $2 million in damages to the plaintiff at the end of phase one.
A hearing to determine punitive damages in a case of a woman suing a nursing home and other healthcare facilities on behalf of her late father has been postponed.
After a more than three-week long trial, jurors last Friday returned a plaintiff’s verdict in the case of a woman suing a nursing home and other medical institutions for the alleged poor care her late father received.
A 12-member jury charged with deciding whether or not a nursing home and other area care facilities are responsible for the death of a North Philadelphia patriarch is still out deliberating.
Attorneys representing a woman suing a handful of medical care facilities on behalf of her late father, who perished months after a chain of physical ailments, made their final plea Tuesday to the 12-member jury in the case, urging the men and women, during closing arguments, to find the defendants liable for the patriarch’s death.
The widow of a man whose family is suing medical care facilities for negligence tearfully testified from a wheelchair Thursday, evoking memories of her deceased husband and the strong bond he had with his kin.
The defense in a medical malpractice case sought to show Tuesday that a number of factors, including pre-existing conditions, were at least in part to blame for a deceased man’s pressure ulcers.
A California doctor specializing in geriatrics testified for the plaintiff’s in a medical malpractice trial at Philadelphia Common Pleas Court Wednesday, saying he believes a now-deceased man’s death could be directly attributed to the care he received at various area medical facilities.
An attorney for a woman suing medical care facilities for failing to properly diagnose and treat her now-deceased father’s pressure ulcers, questioned a former director of nursing for one of the defendants during the third day of the malpractice trial.