Wilkes & McHugh Verdict AZ $2M - Pressure Sores/Infection/Death
52 year old in a skilled nursing facility. The primary claims were wrongful death and elder abuse. (Under Arizona law, the statutory beneficiaries-in this case a young son and wife-each had their own loss of consortium/loss of services, etc claim for the death of the decedent.)
The injury allegations were pressure sores-leading to-infection-leading to-sepsis-leading to-death.
There was a survey complaint directly on point with the resident, much of which came into evidence.
$2 million verdict.