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Jury awards $2.5 million in nursing home abuse and neglect lawsuit

A jury recently awarded the family of a nursing home abuse victim $2.5 million in a nursing home abuse and neglect lawsuit. The victim died at a Connecticut nursing home after he was administered the wrong food. The nursing home abuse victim was given food meant for someone on a regular diet, although he was supposed to be administered a soft diet. The victim began to choke after unknowingly eating the wrong meal. When he was found unconscious, he had already lost a great deal of oxygen, leaving him with severe brain damage. He died ten days later.

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