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Nursing home negligence alleged in patient fall – $200,000 Settlement (access required)

In August 2010, a Southwest Virginia resident was sent to a local skilled-care nursing facility after a knee replacement to receive physical therapy. Upon admission and assessment, nursing staff determined she required a two-person assist on all transfers, and a two-person assist in the bathroom. Notwithstanding the order, one nurse took the plaintiff into the ...