A few of our notable settlements and verdicts
Record setting nursing home jury verdict for the facility's failure to prevent the development and deterioration of a sacral bed sore. The nursing home resident entered the facility with a Stage 1 bedsore that deteriorated to Stage 4 with osteomyelitis while he was in quarantine for COVID-19. The resident had the sacral bed sore for 1 month before his death. Shore Law served as the nursing home litigation consultant for local counsel.
Delay in diagnosis of an incarcerated hernia resulting in the patient's death at an Illinois hospital.
Delayed C-Section resulting in the baby's death 1 hour after delivery.
Failure to prevent the development and deterioration of bed sores.
Sexual assault during a massage in which the massage therapist rubbed the client's buttocks without consent.
A record setting settlement in which an Ohio assisted living facility failed to monitor and care plan for a demented resident. As a result, the resident wandered outside and froze to death on Christmas. Plaintiff recovered the entire $1,000,000 policy and an additional $800,000 in excess insurance coverage.
Failure to monitor an Ohio nursing home resident who wandered after smoking outside in a courtyard resulting in death from drowning. Plaintiff recovered the remaining insurance policy limits.
Failure to prevent an Illinois resident from a fall resulting in a hip fracture requiring conservative treatment.