Settlement in Massachusetts Fall w/Fracture Case $120K
Case involved an elderly resident who was non-ambualtory and non communicative who suffered a fractured hip which required surgery. She had been transferred using a hoyer-lift, facility reported no fall of other incident and could not explain how the fracture occurred. Plaintiff argued the theory of "res ipsa loquitor". Defendants filed a MSJ – the case settled pre-trial for $120K.