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Woman riding in van hurt when wheelchair wasn’t secured — $237,500 settlement (access required)

Plaintiff, an 80-year-old woman residing in a nursing home, sustained a femur fracture during a non-emergency medical transportation to an appointment with her physician. The fracture was repaired by open reduction and internal fixation. The plaintiff recovered to her baseline state. The driver of the van failed to secure plaintiff’s wheelchair into the van's locking mechanism, ...