January 31, 2019

Las Vegas jury awards $32.4 million in punitive damages against hospital

The Seymour Tribute reports on a Las Vegas jury verdict awarding $10.5 million in compensatory damages and $32.4 million in punitive damages against Centennial Hills Hospital.  The plaintiffs claimed that the hospital caused the death of a 29-year-old woman by administering a drug in excess of the manufacturer's recommended dose.