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Fall on ice results in elbow fracture, dislocation – Defense Verdict (access required)

On Dec. 29, 2003, the plaintiff slipped and fell with her body landing full-force on her left elbow, fracturing her ulna and dislocating her radial head (a Monteggia fracture). She was transported to Maryview Hospital by ambulance. The defendant physician evaluated the plaintiff in the emergency department and noted that she had a displaced olecranon fracture. ...