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Massey v. Mercy Med. Center Redding, No. C060591

By FindLaw Staff on December 23, 2009 | Last updated on March 21, 2019

In plaintiff's negligence action against a nurse and the hospital that employed the nurse alleging that he sustained injury after falling from a walker because the nurse placed the plaintiff on the walker and left him unattended, judgment of the trial court is reversed in part where: 1) the question of nurse's alleged negligence for the fall poses a question of common knowledge, and therefore does not require expert opinion testimony; and 2) trial court's judgment that denied plaintiff's attempt to amend his complaint to add causes of action for battery, fraud and elder abuse is affirmed.     

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Appellate Information

Filed December 22, 2009


Opinion by Judge Butz

For Appellant:  Michael A. Doran

For Appellee: Kenny, Snowden & Norine and Kelly J. Snowden

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