Jury Rejects Claims of Failure to Implement COVID-19 Protection Protocols
December 8, 2023 | Aging Services Risk Management
In two consolidated cases in Washington State court, the jury rejected plaintiffs' claims of the organization's failure to implement its own protocols, thus leading to the deaths of two residents after they contracted COVID-19, according to an article in the September 2023 Medical Malpractice Verdicts, Settlements & Experts.
During the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, two Washington State residents who were living at a nursing home contracted COVID-19. The first resident contracted COVID-19 on February 20, 2020, and died on March 15, 2020. The second resident contracted COVID-19 on February...