Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Asa L. Lewelling, Salem, argued the cause and filed a brief for appellant.
J.W. Walton, Corvallis, argued the cause for respondent. On the brief were Ringo, Walton McClain & Eves, Corvallis.
Before O'CONNELL, C.J., and McALLISTER, HOLMAN, TONGUE, HOWELL and BRYSON, JJ.
Supreme Court of Oregon.
The plaintiff fell and broke her hip at the nursing home operated by defendant. The trial court, sans jury, awarded plaintiff a judgment from which defendant appeals. The only question is the sufficiency of the evidence to support a finding that defendant was negligent.
There is little dispute about the facts. Defendant operated a nursing home in Corvallis. Plaintiff was an 80-year-old widow, who had been slightly disabled by a stroke...
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