Sexually molested patient wins case against hospital

Her attacker was drunk and should not have been placed with others
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A woman patient who was sexually molested in a hospital ward by an intoxicated man has won $270,000 in damages after the hospital was found to be liable for the assault.

The judge found the 23-year-old had suffered post-traumatic stress as a result of the attack, which took place in the early hours of the morning.