Ledesma, et al. v. Mariner Health Care

Ten nursing home residents were awarded $9.6 million in punitive and wrongful death damages after their four-month trial by Zoom against Parkview Healthcare Center in Hayward. In earlier phases, the jury sided with the residents, finding unanimously that their rights were repeatedly violated and the owner and operator, Parkview Operating Company, LP and Mariner Health Central, Inc. committed neglect and negligence. The jury found that violations, neglect and negligence were committed with fraud and awarded nearly $3.9 million in compensatory damages.

The residents are represented by Jody Moore of Johnson Moore, Susan Kang Gordon of the Law Office of Susan Kang Gordon, Jennifer Fiore of Fiore Achermann.

The total verdict of approximately $13.5 Million Dollars does not include the attorney’s fees and costs which remain to be determined by the trial court.

Alameda County Superior Court, Case No. RG19025110.