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University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute patient alleges sticky floor caused fall

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By Carrie Bradon | Apr 8, 2019


PITTSBURGH – A Worthington couple are seeking damages from a Pittsburgh medical facility after the wife sustained fractures in a fall allegedly caused by a sticky substance on the floor.

Connie Brocious and Kenneth Brocious filed a complaint in the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas against University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute Cancer Services alleging negligence.

According to the complaint, Connie Brocious was at the defendant's facility for treatment on June 22, 2018. She alleges after she finished blood work, she stood up from a chair and her feet came into contact with a sticky substance on the floor. She alleges as she attempted to free her feet, she tripped, slipped or lost her balance and fell to her knees.

The suit states Connie Brocious fractured her left distal femur and right proximal tibia in the fall. The plaintiffs allege the defendants failed to maintain the premises.

The plaintiffs are seeking all reasonable sums due, attorney fees and court costs. The plaintiffs are represented by Paul G. Mayer Jr.

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