Experience

Wilkes & Associates built a reputation as the go-to firm for nursing home abuse and neglect cases, but our skills, experience, and results extend far beyond that.

Class Action

Location: Phillips County, Arkansas Plaintiff: Kelly Leoppard, Martha Wright, and Ozzie Griffin, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated Defendant: Alltel Communications, Inc....

Nursing Home Abuse

Location: Hardin County, Kentucky Plaintiff: Estate of Lou Vena Jones Defendant: Elizabethtown Health Facilities, L.P. d/b/a Elizabethtown Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, et. al. Amount: $1.108...

Motorcycle Accident

Location: DeSoto County, Florida Plaintiff: Confidential Defendant: Confidential Amount: $1.375 million settlement Alleged Injuries:  Negligence resulting in serious and permanent bodily injuries, disability, disfigurement, loss of capacity for...

Medical Malpractice

Plaintiff: An injured man and his wife Defendant: A large hospital system Amount: Multi-million dollar verdict Alleged Injuries: Multiple severe bedsores and infections including cellulitis,...

Trucking Accident

Location: Polk County, Florida Plaintiff: Kendra Lymon Defendant: Bynum Transport, Inc. Amount: $65 million verdict Alleged Injuries: Automobile negligence resulting in traumatic head and brain injuries...

Product Liability

Location: Chester County, Pennsylvania Plaintiff: Confidential Defendant: Confidential Amount: Confidential settlement Alleged Injuries: A defective mechanical patient lift in a nursing home led to multiple...

California plane crash leaves man dead

Location: Los Angeles County, California Plaintiff: Marshall D. Goldberg Defendant: Mark T. Hogland Amount: $5.5 million verdict Economic Damages: $1 million Non-economic Damages: $2 million Other: $2.5 million in economic damages...

Severe pressure sore, infection lead to death at Philadelphia nursing home

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Plaintiff: Confidential Defendant: Confidential Amount: $2.787 million verdict Compensatory Damages: $2.287 million  Punitive Damages: $500,000.00  Alleged Injuries: Negligence, violations of the Pennsylvania Older Adults Protective Services Act, and...

Senseless death at transitional home

Location: Fulton County, Georgia Plaintiff: Confidential Defendants:  Confidential Amount: Confidential settlement Alleged Injuries: Wrongful death due to hyperthermia caused by a dysfunctional air conditioning system Description A 55-year-old man became...

Woman suffers infections, more in Arkansas nursing home

Location: Little Rock, Arkansas Plaintiff: Estate of Minnie Lee Valentine Defendant: Little Rock Health and Rehab and Heartland Personnel Leasing, Inc. Amount: $10.45 million verdict Compensatory Damages: $8.45 million...

Florida Court of Appeals upholds nursing home verdict

Location: Hernando County, Florida Plaintiff: Walter Spilman Defendant: Beverly Enterprises-Florida, Inc. d/b/a Eastbrooke Health Care Center Amount: $2.7 Million (jury verdict) Alleged Injuries: Neglect by...
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