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Patient suffered burns during unsupervised smoke break – $1,280,000 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff was a wheelchair-bound nursing home patient who suffered from psychosis, left side paralysis due to a stroke, a fractured left hip, total left arm contractors, a bad back, left side neuropathy, impaired field of vision and partial immobility. He alleged that he was allowed to smoke unsupervised at 5:00 a.m. on June 3, 2011. ...