Negligent Security Seminar | March 2015

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Confidential Settlement – Fractured hip in elderly patient

Our client, a 91 year-old woman with advanced cancer and dementia, was admitted to a hospital with cardiac problems.  The hospital was advised that the patient suffered from Alzheimers and would try to ambulate but was not capable.  The family was assured that she would be watched and cared for.  Within an hour after the family’s departure, the patient attempted to get out of bed and fell, fracturing her hip.  John Elliott Leighton obtained a confidential settlement to assist this client and provide 24 hour care for her following discharge from the hospital.

 

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