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...

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