Patient sues Loma Linda University Medical Center after tussle with security officers

A patient is taking legal action against Loma Linda (Calif.) University Medical Center over a 2018 incident in which a number of health center security secures apparently dealt with the male to the floor and rendered him unconscious, reports KTLA..

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Editors note: Beckers has actually connected to Loma Linda University Medical Center for comment and will upgrade the short article as more info appears..

The suit names Loma Linda University Medical Center and Allied Universal Security Services, the security business that provided the guards, as offenders.

Jesse Simpson was at the health center in October 2018 for a follow-up visit after having neck surgery. His lawyer Daniel Balaban said the incident occurred when Mr. Simpson, who is homeless, tried to go to the medical facilitys pharmacy to refill a prescription. Security video reveals numerous security guards take Mr. Simpson down to the ground in the healthcare facilitys lobby..

Loma Linda University Medical Center informed CBS Los Angeles it might not comment on pending lawsuits.

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Mr. Simpson went unconscious throughout the occurrence, and nurses needed to wake him up with smelling salts, according to the suit. The suit also claims his neck was reinjured throughout the event, and he was readmitted to the healthcare facility for 4 days, reports KTLA..

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Jesse Simpson was at the hospital in October 2018 for a follow-up visit after having neck surgery. His lawyer Daniel Balaban stated the incident happened when Mr. Simpson, who is homeless, tried to visit the medical facilitys pharmacy to fill up a prescription. © Copyright ASC COMMUNICATIONS 2020.

Mr. Simpson has actually since been acquitted of trespassing and battery charges associated with the incident..