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PERSONAL INJURY: 80-year-old who fell at hospital awarded $108,645 by Superior Court

PERSONAL INJURY: 80-year-old Who Fell At Hospital Awarded $108,645 By Superior Court

In a trial to the court, the court finds constructive notice of a defect where an exterior sidewalk was uneven as it joined another sidewalk.  The plaintiff broke a toe, and sustained neck and back injuries.  The court finds 40% contributory negligence.  The court awards medicals of $131,076 and $50,000 in noneconomic damages, and reduces the award based on the comparative fault to $108,645.

Rockhill v. Danbury Hospital, Feb. 2, 2015

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