Multi-Million Dollar Jury Verdict for Nursing Home Neglect Victim

By Jim Lewis, Nursing Home Abuse Attorney in Virginia

A resident of a nursing home in Roanoke, Virginia (VA) secured a $6.5 million jury verdict after falling and suffering serious injuries. Approximately $5 million of the $6.5 million award were “punitive damages” against the nursing home facility. “Punitive damages” are essentially a form of monetary punishment a jury can award. To learn more, check out the article here…

Victim in Roanoke, VA Nursing Home Fall Wins $6.5M Verdict

About the Editors: The VA nursing home abuse and neglect attorneys at Shapiro, Lewis & Appleton include lawyers licensed in both Virginia and Carolina. Check out our case results to see our track record of success in medical malpractice and nursing home abuse lawsuits. Also, read our in-depth report on nursing home abuse and neglect law in Virginia. 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 practicing attorneys receive.

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