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My 87 year old uncle in ICU after getting assaulted...

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by CD Boogie, Mar 14, 2019.

  1. CD Boogie

    CD Boogie Well-Known Member

    Yup, I agree. Still awaiting further details.
  2. Dyno

    Dyno Well-Known Member

    How awful. So sorry, CD.
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  3. CD Boogie

    CD Boogie Well-Known Member

    He's being transferred to a hospital in Miami for surgery. Fingers crossed.
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  4. Azrael

    Azrael Well-Known Member

    Sorry to hear this CDB.

    I send warm thoughts for his swift recovery.

    Let us know how we can help.
    CD Boogie likes this.
  5. wicked

    wicked Well-Known Member

    Welcome to Florida.
  6. qtlaw

    qtlaw Well-Known Member

    Sorry to your uncle to have to endure this awfulness. Hope he has a speedy recovery.

    Riding your bike to broken neck, unbelievable
  7. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

    Good grief.

    Was the assailant charged with anything?
  8. CD Boogie

    CD Boogie Well-Known Member

    Felony assault. Uncle is still awaiting surgery. Even if successful he will not have full neck movement again. His daughter sent me video of him in the hospital. He’s in good spirits and has use of his arms, which is a good sign. Still, I’m just livid.
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  9. CD Boogie

    CD Boogie Well-Known Member

    He's finally having surgery right now. Insurance wouldn't approve his transfer to Miami initially, so they've had to wait. Fingers crossed.
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  10. wicked

    wicked Well-Known Member

    Good luck, hope the (alleged) attacker gets Whitey Bulger’d in jail.
  11. Azrael

    Azrael Well-Known Member

  12. CD Boogie

    CD Boogie Well-Known Member

    All went well with surgery yesterday. Screws are in place in his neck, and he's moving his hands and feet. He will never have full range of movement in his neck again, but all things considered, this is the best possible outcome.

    Thanks for asking.

    Now hopefully we can focus on sending his assailant to prison and with suing the living crap out of him.
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