It’s just now being reported that Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who is 85, has been hospitalized after she fell at the high court, fracturing 3 ribs:
BREAKING: Supreme Court: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 85, hospitalized after fracturing 3 ribs in fall at court.— The Associated Press (@AP) November 8, 2018
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has three broken ribs after falling in her office last night, the Supreme Court says. She was admitted to GWU Hospital— Josh Lederman (@JoshNBCNews) November 8, 2018
Justice Ginsburg fell in her office at the Court last evening. She went home, but after experiencing discomfort overnight, went to George Washington University Hospital early this morning. Tests showed that she fractured three ribs on her left side. -SCOTUS spokesperson— Vaughn Sterling (@vplus) November 8, 2018
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg fell in her office at the Court last night. She went home, but after experiencing discomfort, went to GW Hospital. Tests showed she fractured three ribs on her left side and she was admitted for observation and treatment, Supreme Court Spox says.— Jeff Zeleny (@jeffzeleny) November 8, 2018
I’ve never had any broken ribs but I understand that it’s pretty painful. And I would imagine it’s magnified a bit when your 85 years old.
We wish Ruth Bader Ginsburg a speedy recovery and we’ll let you know if anything else develops on this.