Assisted-Living Resident Dies Three Months after Unattended Fall Outdoors in Hot Weather; $6M Verdict
January 25, 2021 | Aging Services Risk Management
A Florida jury has awarded $6 million to the estate of an assisted-living resident who died three months after an unattended fall outdoors in hot weather, reports an article in the October 2020 Medical Malpractice Verdicts, Settlements & Experts.
The resident had been living at the assisted-living facility for about 10 years when she experienced an unattended fall outdoors. After the fall, she remained outside in hot weather for some time. Nearly three months...