New England Rehabilitation Hospital
Cumberland County Superior Court Maine
Plaintiff Ashey sought damages from the Defendant
institution for psychological injuries suffered as a result of a
fall in an allegedly malfunctioning elevator. In deposition,
expert testimony by Dr. Charles Robinson addressed the issue
of differentiating trauma caused by the alleged negligence from
the trauma inherent in the Plaintiff's longstanding quadriplegia. The psychological meaning to the
Plaintiff of the injury occurring in a hospital where he sought
treatment was an important factor in bringing about a favorable
James Mitchell, Esq.
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