Willie Green was only 67 years old when he suffered a fatal fall in 2013 at Southpoint Nursing and Rehabilitation Center on Chicago’s Southside. According to the lawsuit, Willie Green had a history of fainting and cognitive issues that required assistance while walking. Mr. Green fell in the entrance to his room on January 4, 2013, striking his head with such force that he required brain surgery. Less than 4 months later, Mr. Green passed away from complications attributed to his fall. In a week long trial earlier this month, Levin & Perconti partner Michael Bonamarte and Associate Andrew Thut successfully proved negligence on the part of Southpoint Nursing and Rehab, leading the jury to award the decedent’s son $2.77 million, with the jury allocating $500,000 for disability experienced; $1,000,000 for pain and suffering; $277,000.92 for reasonable expense of necessary medical care; $500,000 for shortened life expectancy; $100,000 for loss of society and $400,000 for grief and sorrow.
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