Nursing Home Patient's Family Can't Revive Axed Jury Win

Law360, Los Angeles (January 17, 2018, 8:54 PM EST) -- A Florida appellate panel on Wednesday affirmed a trial judge's decision to overturn a jury verdict in favor of the son of an elderly woman who allegedly died because of a nursing home's negligence, saying the plaintiff's medical expert's opinion was contradicted by the evidence.

In a 2-1 ruling, a three-judge panel for the Third District Court of Appeal upheld the trial judge's decision to set aside a jury's verdict in favor of Robert Siegel in a suit accusing Cross Gardens Care Center LLC of providing negligent care for his mother, Sybil Siegel, which purportedly contributed to her death at the...

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