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California nursing home abuse success stories

The following is a brief list of related verdicts and settlements which the law office of SS&F has obtained on behalf of their nursing home abuse clients.

Please visit our “nursing home abuse” page for advice if you think you have a case.
$8.9 Million

A nursing home committed elder abuse resulting in the wrongful death of a 65-year-old resident. In addition to $2.9 Million in compensatory damages and attorney’s fees, the court awarded $6 Million in punitive damages.


A 91-year-old woman fell repeatedly in an assisted living facility. On the last occasion, she fractured her shoulder and passed away while being hospitalized for her injury.


An 82 year old woman was transferred to a Monterey Nursing Home following a surgery which paralyzed her. She entered the nursing home with small bed sores, one of which became far worse while at the nursing home. When the nursing home finally transferred her back to the hospital it was only because the pressure sore on her coccyx had become fist sized and was infected. She suffered a number of hospitalizations over many months because of the severe exacerbation of her bed sore’s condition which she claimed was from the nursing home’s abuse and neglect.

$450,000 settlement

A middle-aged woman suffering from severe multiple sclerosis sued her nursing home for dependent adult neglect and abuse arising out of the development of pressure sores (decubitus ulcers). Significant discovery and investigation revealed that the nursing home had failed to follow doctor’s orders, failed to follow California regulations, as well as its own policies and procedures regarding preventing skin problems and treating residents with pressure sores.

Are You Eligible for Compensation?

If you have suffered an injury in a vehicle accident or any other type of traumatic event, you may be eligible to receive compensation for the damages you have endured. Liable parties may be required to compensate victims for medical expenses, loss of income, or earning potential, and pain and suffering.

Please call our Santa Cruz personal injury law firm at (831) 457-1700 or submit the form below for a free case review if you have been injured due to the negligence of another.

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  • $8.9 Million

    Elder Abuse

    A nursing home is held accountable for wrongful death

  • $2.85 million

    Product Liability

    Taser International held accountable for brain damage

  • $4.5 million

    Wrongful Death

    Train conductor held liable for texting

  • $5 million

    Car Accident

    DUI renders 18 year old quadriplegic

  • $3.5 million

    Brain Injury

    Landlord held responsible for carbon monoxide poisoning

  • $1.5 million

    Pedestrian Accident

    School teacher hit by car and suffered brain injury

  • $1.12 Million

    Child Sexual Abuse

    A retired fireman is held accountable

  • $1.1 Million

    Bicycle Accident

    23 year old’s bicycle collided with truck in intersection

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