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Jury awards $1 million to family of nursing home abuse victim

A Louisiana jury recently awarded the family of a 84 year-old man $1 million in damages stemming from a nursing home abuse and neglect lawsuit . Shortly after entering his nursing home, the 84 year-old had to be taken to a hospital because of infected pressure sores, weight loss, malnutrition, and dehydration. The 84 year-old died six days later from the infected pressure sore, one of which was so advanced that it went to the bone.

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