A jury awarded $5 million in punitive damages to the widow of a man who died of bed sores. The damages are divided between a hospital and a nursing home. The lawsuit had accused both the hospital and the nursing home of failing to provide adequate care, resulting in bed sores and eventual death. The jury also awarded $1 million in compensatory damages. Philadelphia Inquirer
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