In re arbitration of Rosalyn Gardiner vs. SSC Birmingham Operating Company LLC
On 12/16/11, a defense verdict was received in a wrongful death case filed against Fairview Health and Rehabilitation Center located in Birmingham, Al. Plaintiff alleged that the staff failed to appropriately communicate lab results reflecting a blood glucose of 250 to the resident’s physician. Plaintiff further alleged that as a result of this breach, the resident fell into a diabetic coma and died shortly thereafter. After a 4 day arbitration hearing, the three member panel unanimously ruled in favor of the defendant. A copy of the panel’s finding is attached.