Rehabilitation Hospital Violates Fall Prevention Policy – Elderly Patient Falls and Suffers Fatal Head Injury
Follow surgery, our client was admitted to a local rehabilitation hospital. The hospital evaluated him as being at high risk for falls. Unfortunately, the hospital failed ensure that all of the precautions were being followed. Our client’s husband fell while un-attended, hitting his head and suffering a fatal injury. The case was resolved during pre-suit, mandatory arbitration under the Florida’s Medical Negligence statute.