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$575,000 Medical Malpractice Settlement With Chicago-Area Hospital

July 19, 2010

A 56-year-old woman hospitalized for a stroke and suffering from multiple deficits, while being assisted by hospital staff from her wheelchair to her bed, fell, suffering a right femoral neck fracture requiring surgical repair. In a medical malpractice lawsuit she filed against the hospital the patient argued the hospital was liable for failing to provide adequate fall protection. This case was settled today before trial for $575,000.

Rapoport Weisberg & Sims P.C.. represented the patient. Attorneys Paul Richter and Joshua Weisberg served as co-lead counsel.

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