$8 million verdict returned against Louisville nursing home KY
A Jefferson Circuit Court jury on Monday awarded $8 million in damages to the estate of a retired surgeon whose legs were broken while he was in the care of Treyton Oak Towers in Louisville.
The verdict against the nonprofit nursing home was returned after a two-week trial before Judge Brian C. Edwards.
Attorneys William Garmer and Matt Minner said that Dr. David Griffin died less than two months after he was improperly transferred from a chair into his bed â€” and that Treyton Oak tried to cover up what happened.
â€œWe got justice today and are thrilled for our clients and thrilled for the elderly citizens of Louisville,â€ Minner said in an interview.
Minner said after Grifffinâ€™s legs were broken in the September 2008 incident, he was…
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