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Law would enforce nursing home malpractice caps

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In a case that could have broad implications for providers nationwide, West Virginia lawmakers on Wednesday inched closer to passing a law that could place caps on jury awards in nursing home malpractice suits.

Judge approves $38 million settlement in ManorCare case

Judge approves $38 million settlement in ManorCare case

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HCR ManorCare will pay $38 million under a legal settlement recently approved by a judge in West Virginia. The award to plaintiffs was originally $91 million until the state Supreme Court reduced it in June.

WV Supreme Court hears ManorCare's appeal of $90 million verdict

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The West Virginia Supreme Court will consider the distinction between corporate negligence and medical negligence as it weighs a $90 million verdict against an HCR ManorCare facility, according to reports on oral arguments that took place Wednesday.

$90M verdict is a deterrent, judge says

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A $90 million penalty will stand in a case involving resident neglect and understaffing at an HCR ManorCare facility, a judge in West Virginia ruled.

$90 million verdict against HCR ManorCare will stand, judge rules

$90 million verdict against HCR ManorCare will stand, judge rules

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HCR ManorCare was appropriately penalized $90 million in a case involving resident neglect and understaffing, a judge in West Virginia ruled last week. Lawyers for the nursing home company said they would appeal to the state's supreme court.

HCR ManorCare disputes profit report, wants $91.5 million negligence award lowered or tossed

Errors made during a nursing home negligence trial have prompted an attorney for HCR ManorCare to ask a judge to grant a new trial, lower the initial award or toss the case entirely.