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Jury considers whether death was related to fall – $75,000 Verdict (access required)

Plaintiff alleged that the decedent, an 87-year-old female, was dropped from an Invacare Hoyer lift on Aug. 21, 2010. The fall resulted in multiple rib fractures, splenic laceration and ultimately pneumonia that led in continuous sequence until the decedent died ...

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No Sovereign Immunity for Driving Inmates (access required)

A defendant sergeant for the sheriff’s department who allegedly rear-ended plaintiff while driving two work inmates in a city vehicle to a job site does not have sovereign immunity from a personal injury action filed by plaintiff. Routine driving activities ...

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