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Obtained Compromised Verdict in Directed Liability Case Involving Nursing Home in Cook County

May 12, 2016

The plaintiff’s Complaint alleged a hip fracture, infection at the surgical site requiring multiple surgeries before removal of the infected rod,  and death of a 68 year old.  Due to rulings prior to trial, the case was tried as an essentially admitted liability case.  The medical specials for the substantial post occurrence care were $580,000, which had been reduced from $670,000 during motions in limine.  The plaintiff asked for $8.5 million and received an award of less than the $1 million insurance policy. 

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