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Sacramento judge upholds $23 million judgment against Emeritus care facility in woman’s death.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A Sacramento judge has upheld a $23 million jury award in the death of an elderly woman suffering from bed sores at a Northern California assisted living facility and added $4 million in legal costs and fees to the judgment, a newspaper reported.

Judge Judy Holzer Hersher said on Monday that Emeritus senior living corporation was guilty of a “high degree of reprehensibility” in the care it provided Joan Boice, the Sacramento Bee reported


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