Articles Posted in Leg Injuries

Alice McKee, 62, worked as a pharmaceutical delivery person. She went to the Wesley Manor Nursing Home campus to make a midnight delivery of medicine. She was unable to enter the building. After she called the nurse’s station and did not receive an answer, McKee walked over the building’s side lawn, attempting to reach a window within sight of the nurse’s station.

McKee climbed over some landscaping and unknowingly stepped into a window well, falling six feet into a cement pit.

She suffered a fractured femur, which has left her with a limp. She is unable to stand or sit for any length of time.

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Dominic Consolazio suffered from a seizure disorder that was unresponsive to medicine at times. He was employed by Southern California Gas Co. in a position that required him to drive a company truck.

One morning, he was driving on a Los Angeles County street en route to a job site when he suffered a seizure. He lost consciousness and rear-ended a motorcyclist, Jason Lo, 32, who was stopped at a red light. Lo’s motorcycle became lodged under Consolazio’s truck, which continued traveling another 436 feet. Consolazio attempted to leave the scene.

Lo suffered massive blood loss, a degloving injury to his right leg, and a torn femoral artery.
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