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Turner v. Jordan, M.D.
Citation:957 S.W.2d 815 (Tenn. 1997)
One day, at the psychiatric care facility that she worked at, the plaintiff was attacked and severely beaten by one of the facility’s patients, Tarry Williams. Williams had bipolar disorder and have been found to be a danger to himself and others on multiple occasions. One one occasion, Williams tried to attack the defendant with a table leg, but hospital staff intervened. Williams also had a history of not taking his medication.
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