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...

Nursing home negligence leads to $114 million verdict

Location: Polk County, Florida Plaintiff: Estate of Juanita Amelia Jackson, by and through Cathy Jackson-Platts f/k/a Catherine Whatley Defendant: Integrated Health Services at Auburndale, Trans Healthcare and...

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...

Morphine overdose at California hospital leads to brain damage

Location: Orange County, California Plaintiff: An injured woman Defendant: Covenant Care of California Amount: $3.2 million verdict Alleged Injuries: Wrongful conduct; Direct and vicarious liability; General negligence; Professional negligence;...

Victim of neglect at ALF choked to death at facility

Location: Pasco County, Florida Plaintiff: A 76-year-old woman Defendant: An assisted living facility and its administrator Amount: Confidential Alleged Injuries:  Non-lethal negligence, lethal negligence and wrongful death in...
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