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Washington State Settles DOC Slip-and-Fall Claim for $20,000

On July 7, 2007, the State of Washington settled for $20,000 a tort claim filed by woman who was injured by a fall at a Department of Corrections office in Kennewick. The woman was a health care provider earning $829.00 a month, but was unable to work due to her injuries. She allegedly suffered a right-elbow impact and shooting pain to the neck as well as lower lumbar pain. She was required to wear a cervical collar and take prescription pain medication and muscle relaxant to control the neck pain.

See: Washington State Division of Risk Management Claim # 3060766

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