Worker Falls On Patient At Boca Regional Hospital, Claims Suit

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Employee, Assigned To Keep Patient Safe, Allegedly Falls On Patient.

Boca Raton Regional Hospital. (Courtesy BRRH).


BOCA RATON, FL ( (Copyright © 2022 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — A Boca Raton Regional Hospital employee — assigned to keep a patient safe — allegedly fell on the patient injuring them both. The patient, Thea Alfano, is now suing Boca Raton Regional Hospital.

According to the complaint reviewed by, Alfano was being escorted from one part of the hospital’s campus to another when the incident occurred.

“On or about June 19, 2021,” wrote attorneys, ”Thea Alfano was walking with a Boca Raton Regional Hospital Employee when Alfano tripped and fell and the BRRH employee fell on top of her.”

It was not immediately clear where on the campus the fall occurred, or what led Thea Alfano to trip. Alfano claims she was critically injured, suffered pain, disability, physical impairment, and mental anguish. The suit does not state if she was treated for any of these issues at Boca Raton Regional in the moments after the fall.

Alfano is represented by Todd Baker of Kogan and DiSalvo in Boynton Beach. Boca Raton Regional Hospital did not immediately file a response to the claim.

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