A jury in Roanoke, Virginia has awarded 6.5 million dollars to a nursing home patient who fell from her bed. According to published reports the plaintiff claimed that the fall was caused by the nursing home's failure to apply and monitor a fall alarm in her bed. The plaintiff claimed almost $75,000.00 in medical and related expenses because of the injury.
Prior to trial the nursing home did not make any offer to settle the case.
The case was handled by attorney Robert W. Carter, Jr. of Appomattox, Virginia. Nursing home cases are tough and Mr. Carter did a wonderful job for the client in this case