Lucille Devers v. Greystone Assisted Living Center and Terminix

Appeal Brief


Over the course of two nights, swarms of fire ants viciously attacked elderly Lucille Devers in her bed. Mrs. Devers suffered severe pain and mental trauma in the attacks. She was bitten by the swarming ants all over her body. Although she suffered great pain, she did not understand fully that she was being attacked by ants because of her dementia. The nursing home attempted to conceal the attacks from Mrs. Devers' family. Mrs. Devers' family pursued claims against the assisted living center and its pest control company. At the conclusion of the trial, the jury assessed a verdict for $5,350,000. The verdict included punitive damages against each defendant. The attached brief is our response to the appeal of the pest control company Terminix.

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Reference Info:Appellate Brief | State, 11th Circuit, Alabama | United States

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