The alike elements are these:
- A civil suit was filed for wrongful death, filed by the decedent's daughter.
- The plaintiff attorney is Ed Dudensing.
- The defendent is Horizon West Healthcare.
- The decedent is an old woman with dementia who cracked a bone and died from an infection she incurred while staying at a facility run by the defendent.
Suit #1 went to trial and a jury awarded the daughter $28 million, which, according to the Bee article, is "the largest personal injury award in [Sacramento] County history."
Suit #2 is in litigation.
Suit #1 The deceased woman is Frances Tanner and the daughter is Elizabeth Pao. (Two people I'd never heard of.)
Suit #2 The deceased woman is my mother Mary Criner and the daughter is my sociopathic sister Carol Armstrong. (Two people I know best in the world.)