Etelvina Jimenez, 66, and her husband, Pedro, describe how her life-altering injury has affected their day-to-day routine on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016, in Sacramento, Calif. Jimenez fell off a treadmill at a 24 Hour Fitness gym in 2011 and suffered severe brain injuries. She is still impaired and is suing the company for gross negligence, seeking $3.8 million in lost wages and future long-term care.
Etelvina Jimenez, 66, and her husband, Pedro, describe how her life-altering injury has affected their day-to-day routine on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016, in Sacramento, Calif. Jimenez fell off a treadmill at a 24 Hour Fitness gym in 2011 and suffered severe brain injuries. She is still impaired and is suing the company for gross negligence, seeking $3.8 million in lost wages and future long-term care. Andrew Seng aseng@sacbee.com
Etelvina Jimenez, 66, and her husband, Pedro, describe how her life-altering injury has affected their day-to-day routine on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016, in Sacramento, Calif. Jimenez fell off a treadmill at a 24 Hour Fitness gym in 2011 and suffered severe brain injuries. She is still impaired and is suing the company for gross negligence, seeking $3.8 million in lost wages and future long-term care. Andrew Seng aseng@sacbee.com

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September 26, 2016 04:00 AM

UPDATED September 26, 2016 01:10 PM

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