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Nursing home patient fell within first hour of admission – $230,000 Arbitration Award (access required)

Plaintiff, age 69, suffered a severe stroke, resulting in left-side hemiparesis. She underwent rehabilitation at Sentara Norfolk General for six weeks, and then was discharged and transferred to the defendant nursing home for further rehabilitation. On admission, she was placed in a bed, but no consideration was given to the fact that she had left-sided ...