$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 — and that Treyton Oak tried to cover up what happened.

“We got justice today and are thrilled for our clients and thrilled for the elderly citizens of Louisville,” Minner said in an interview.

Minner said after Grifffin’s legs were broken in the September 2008 incident, he was…

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