Failure to adequately supervise a first-year resident leads to $1.57 million jury award against hospital
In 2011, a man fell 16 feet from a scaffold and landed on a concrete slab. The man was airlifted to a local hospital with a broken left leg, left foot, and left elbow. The man’s wife met him at the hospital, and the two stayed at the hospital while the man was treated. According to court documents, the next day the man began complaining to his wife of increasing pain in his left arm.
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