Patient alleges injuries after he was dropped from gurney while under care of Emergency Medical Services, others

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Jan 7, 2019

OROVILLE – An individual alleges the negligence of first responders caused a traumatic head injury.

Stephen M. Mosher filed a complaint on Dec. 27 in the Butte Superior Court against Butte County Emergency Medical Services LLC, First Responder Emergency Medical Services Inc., et al. alleging negligence.

According to the complaint, on Jan. 18, 2018, Mosher displayed signs and symptoms of shortness of breath, including labored breathing, which ignited a 911 call for service from Oroville Hospital Post-Acute Care facility to which defendants responded. 

The plaintiff alleges while under the care of defendants, he was injured when he was dropped while on a gurney from a height of 4 to 5 feet onto concrete. As a result, plaintiff claims he suffered a traumatic head injury.

The plaintiff holds Butte County Emergency Medical Services LLC, First Responder Emergency Medical Services Inc., et al. responsible because the defendants' alleged negligence caused him injuries.

The plaintiff seeks judgment for general damages, interest, costs of suit, and such other and further relief as may be proper. He is represented by Daniel E. Wilcoxen and Drew M. Widders of Wilcoxen Callaham LLP in Sacramento and Adam Sorrells of the Law Office of Adam Sorrells in Chico.

Butte Superior Court case number 18CV04161

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