Severe pressure sore, infection lead to death at Philadelphia nursing home

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Plaintiff: Confidential
Defendant: Confidential
Amount: $2.787 million verdict
Compensatory Damages: $2.287 million 
Punitive Damages: $500,000.00 
Alleged Injuries: Negligence, violations of the Pennsylvania Older Adults Protective Services Act, and wrongful death 

Description: During the plaintiff's residency at the nursing home in Philadelphia, he needlessly suffered from a gaping pressure sore that ate away most of his buttocks, multiple infections, contracted limbs, dehydration, malnutrition and ultimately death. 

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