Fred Jaffe vs. Lexington Healthcare Center
Jury Verdict: $250,000
The Plaintiff, age 73 and obese, underwent hip replacement surgery and was then transferred to the defendant nursing facility for rehabilitation. In middle of night, the defendant's bedside nurses pulled the plaintiff up in bed causing “shearing” injury to his right buttock, because of delayed wound care, progressed to Stage III infected wound and nine-month delay in hip rehabilitation.
Jaffe v. Lexington Health Care