Verdicts & Settlements

Parties Reach Accord After Bed Snaps, Man Hurts Back

Burke v. Main Line Medical Inc. $1 Million Settlement

The Legal Intelligencer


A $1 million settlement has been reached in a case where a man claimed he re-injured his back after a medical bed broke in half and collapsed beneath him.

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  • Joe Sixpack

    The usual he-said, he-said, a plaintiff with serious deficits strongly influenced by recall bias. This is why the main growth industry in the US is legal action. Who won in this instance - the legal system. The patient, I am sure, got less than 50 % of the settlement. One more reason why this country is going broke.

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