Fractured Hip

$262,500.00 An 83-year-old man living in an assisted living facility was discovered in his bed with a fractured hip. Although he could not get out of bed without maximum assistance of the staff no fall or any other incidents had been reported by the staff. An expert review of the X-rays established that the fracture…

Resident Falls

$350,000.00 A 75-year-old man suffering from early Alzheimer’s dementia was admitted to a chain owned nursing home in suburban Philadelphia. Despite the fact that he was a known fall risk, the defendant failed to implement any fall prevention plans which resulted in numerous falls. Shortly after his last fall, he was discharged to his home,…

Resident Falls

$310,000.00 Our 79-year-old visually impaired client was admitted to a short-term rehabilitation hospital in central Pennsylvania. After a brief stay, the family planned for him to return home to resume living with his wife of 52 years. While still in the hospital, he developed a fever and became disoriented. The doctors, therefore, determined that he…

Resident falls

$350,000.00 A mobile, alert 89-year-old woman living at a Philadelphia nursing home was knocked over by a nursing assistant who was not watching where she was walking. In the fall, our client fractured her hip and, as a result, and never walked again. Despite her advanced age prior to the fall, she was not on…

Resident Falls

$365,000.00 An 80-year-old man fractured his hip after falling in a chain-owned nursing home. National policies of the parent corporation were not followed and, after five pain-filled weeks in the hospital, he died. The case settled immediately prior to jury selection for $365,000.