Thursday, 26 of April of 2018

Nursing Home Death Leads to $200 Million Jury Award

The deceased victim fell down a stairwell while strapped into a wheelchair.

By Jim Lewis, Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse Lawyer

An attorney with the Shapiro, Lewis & Appleton law firm recently wrote about a $200 million verdict for the estate of a Florida (FL) nursing home resident who fell down a stairwell while strapped into a wheelchair and died after not being found for at least an hour. To learn more, read “Man Awarded $200 Million in the Nursing Home Death of his Mother.”


About the Editors: The VA-NC medical malpractice attorneys at Shapiro, Lewis & Appleton include medical and surgical malpractice lawyers licensed in both Virginia and Carolina. Our medical/hospital malpractice focus on personal injury and accident law and have experience handling medical malpractice cases involving hospital and doctors’ mistakes, as well as nursing home abuse and neglect. Check out our case results to see our track record of success in medical malpractice lawsuits, and also be sure to read our free medical malpractice reports Top 10 Tips From a Medical Malpractice Insider and Top 5 Surgical Errors. Rick Shapiro and James Lewis have been listed among the Best Lawyers in America since 2008. They, along with fellow attorney Randy Appleton, have also been named Virginia Super Lawyers since 2010, an honor fewer than 5 percent of outstanding attorneys receive.