Plaintiff brought a wrongful death claim alleging medical malpractice of defendant’s residents and nurses in treating plaintiff’s decedent during a sickle cell anemia crisis.
Plaintiff claimed the death was caused by over-medication of the patient with Demerol and inadequate monitoring thereafter. The lawsuit was brought on behalf of the surviving husband and two teenage children of the decedent.
Plaintiff sought $3 million. The jury returned a defense verdict.