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Nursing Home Litigation: Avoid Twelve Angry Jurors

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Enormous jury verdicts against nursing homes for injury and death damages have become too numerous to blame on an isolated runaway jury or two. It’s interesting to note that some typical driving factors for large damage awards are missing from these cases. That is, things like lost earnings, life expectancy and extent of disability are not usually at issue with an elderly resident of a nursing home. View full article (PDF).

This article appeared in the September 2005 issue of Oregon Business Magazine in a special section titled, “Oregon Business Law Journal: Oregon attorneys offer legal advice for business leaders.”