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Plaintiff claims hospital fall led to brain injury – $3,500,000 Verdict (access required)

An 81-year-old total hip replacement patient fell while undergoing in-patient treatment at Riverside Hospital, fracturing her femur and hitting head. Twenty hours later, plaintiff suffered a mild cerebral stroke, which extended during orthopedic surgical repair under general anesthesia, causing permanent hemiplegia. Riverside had previously assessed the plaintiff as a high fall risk, but failed to activate ...

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