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Patient sues Mason Health after breaking leg

A man recovering from hip replacement surgery alleges that his Mason General Hospital nurse improperly asked him to walk on his own, causing him to fall and break his leg.

Bryan Palmer claims his 2021 surgery “was uneventful and went as planned,” in a suit against Mason Public Hospital District No. 1 dba Mason General Hospital filed May 10 in Mason County Superior Court.

Palmer says his injuries happened after a nurse failed to help him walk while he was on medication, still recovering from the surgery.

“Following surgery, the plaintiff was moved to recovery. Plaintiff was asked to walk unassi...

 

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