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Gordon & Doner's Scott Fischer Wins Nearly Million-Dollar Verdict With Scathing Close in Patient Fall Trial |VIDEO|

Posted by Arlin Crisco on May 4, 2018 10:25:18 AM


Medical center guidelines often form the central legal battleground in cases against hospitals. The defense will use compliance with the guidelines as proof that treatment met appropriate standards, while the plaintiff must show the hospital violated its own protocol or those guidelines didn’t apply. In 2017, Gordon & Doner's Scott Fischer secured a nearly $1 million verdict in a patient fall trial with a closing that hammered the hospital's safety protocol. Harrison v. West Boca Medical Center.

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Topics: Harrison v. West Boca Medical Center Inc., Medical Malpractice, Florida

Hospital Slapped With $909K Verdict For Patient's Bone-Breaking Fall

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Apr 4, 2017 5:33:04 PM


West Palm Beach, FL—A South Florida hospital last week was found liable for more than $900,000 in damages over its role in the fall that broke a patient’s hip and left her restricted to a walker. Harrison v. West Boca Medical Center, 2016-CA-009017.

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Topics: Harrison v. West Boca Medical Center Inc., Medical Malpractice

Nursing Staff Negligence Caused Patient's Debilitating Fall, Attorney Says as Trial Begins Against Hospital

Posted by Arlin Crisco on Mar 28, 2017 6:55:02 PM

Scott Fischer delivers his opening statement in Harrison v. West Boca Medical Center. 


A Florida hospital staff's negligence caused a once-independent senior to suffer a fall that has left her restricted to a walker for the rest of her life, an attorney for the woman’s family said as trial opened Tuesday against the hospital. Harrison v. West Boca Medical Center, 2016-CA-009017.

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Topics: Harrison v. West Boca Medical Center Inc., Florida, Medical Malpractice