Jury Returns Verdict In Bedsores Case
A Philadelphia jury returned a verdict for $5 millions in punitive damages against Jeanes Hospital and Wyncote nursing home in the death of a man who developed fatal bedsores while at both facilities. 1.5 million in damages were filed against Jeanes and 3.5 million against Hillcrest Convalescent Home. The jury awarded 1 million in damages to the widow of Joe N. Blango, who dies of bedsore after being discharged from Jeanes Hospital.
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