Casey v. Sunrise Senior Living Services Inc dba as Foulk Manor North Superior Court For New Castle County Delaware

 The case was tried from March 23, 2009 through March 30 , 2009.  The case arose from a fall at the facility when a fire drill was under way.  The plaintiff fell and broke her hip and needed 2 surgeries.  She lost functionnal independence and became relegated to a nursing facility and can no longer walk.  She presented over $100,000 in medical bills and $600,000 in future care needs. 

The plaintiff alleged a breach of the standard of care in performing the drill and supervising staff caused the fall and the injury.

We argued that there was no negligence.

The jury deliberated for approximately 40 minutes and returned a verdict for the defendant.

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