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High Court Says Ginsburg Hospitalized, Broke 3 Ribs in Fall

After falling in her office at the Supreme Court the previous evening, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was hospitalized Wednesday and found to have fractured three ribs.

WASHINGTON (CN) — After falling in her office at the Supreme Court the previous evening, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was hospitalized Thursday and found to have fractured three ribs.

In a press release this morning, the court explained that 85-year-old Ginsburg was admitted for observation and treatment at George Washington University Hospital in Washington after experiencing discomfort overnight.

A survivor of both colorectal and pancreatic cancer, Ginsburg also has undergone heart surgery and broke two ribs in a fall in 2012.

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