Patient Wanders from Assisted Living Facility

Jane Suzanne Paulson

Case Conclusion Date:September 20, 2010

Practice Area:Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

Outcome:Plaintiff verdict for $821,000

Description:I represented a woman with dementia who wandered from her assisted care facility on several occasions and needed help getting back to the facility. No changes were made and she wandered away again. Her body was found 3 years later 1/4 mile from the facility in a field. The case went to trial in Multnomah County, Oregon.