Virginia: Nursing Homes – a Lawyer’s Wound

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On August 28, 2018, Circuit Court for the City of Winchester, Virginia, entered Order denying Defendant’s Demurrer and Motion to Strike re Plaintiff’s claim for punitive damages. The medical malpractice case for wrongful death arising from a pressure sore wound is Bunting v. Pinnacle Servs. Winchester, Inc. d/b/a Evergreen Health and Rehabilitation Center and Long Term Care Properties, LLC, No. CL18-62. Mr. Waterman now has collected at least 23 Virginia cases upholding punitive damages claim in medical malpractice suits, most against nursing homes.