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Parent was ambulating in the hallway fall and hit their head? Negligence?
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Dr. Alvin Lin
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
In brief: Maybe, maybe not
Isn't negligence a legal definition? You might be better off seeking opinion from legal website since this is a physician only site to point out medical info.
With that said, if someone's walking in a hallway, falls & hits his/her head, why do we always look to blame someone else? Maybe it was just a pure accident? Even if power cord, liquid and/or banana peel on ground, must prove willful intent.

In brief: Maybe, maybe not
Isn't negligence a legal definition? You might be better off seeking opinion from legal website since this is a physician only site to point out medical info.
With that said, if someone's walking in a hallway, falls & hits his/her head, why do we always look to blame someone else? Maybe it was just a pure accident? Even if power cord, liquid and/or banana peel on ground, must prove willful intent.
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