$600,000 Settlement for Failure to Monitor Elderly Patient at Rehabilitation Facility
- Date: Fall 2014
- Attorneys: Mitchell J. Makowicz
- Settlement: $600,000
- Practice Areas: Medical Malpractice
Mr. Makowicz represented a 75-year-old woman who was being cared for in-patient at a rehabilitation facility. Despite doctors’ orders for the staff to closely supervise the woman while out of bed, she fell when left unattended in her bathroom while her aide was on a break. She sustained a closed head injury, superimposed on a preexisting illness.