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Nursing home patient broke arm, femur in unwitnessed fall – $6,500,000 Verdict (access required)

An 84-year-old nursing home patient sustained an unwitnessed fall in her bedroom. Plaintiff claimed the fall was caused by the nursing home’s failure to apply and monitor a fall alarm in her bed, which was required by the patient’s care ...

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Partner of Plaintiff’s Expert Can Testify for Defense (access required)

A personal-injury plaintiff cannot exclude defense testimony from a doctor in the same practice group as the doctor initially named as plaintiff’s retained expert, because she cannot show they shared any confidential information from plaintiff’s medical records; also, plaintiff’s objection ...

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