Ripcord medically evacuates client via helicopter in Namibia after bad fall from horse

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A helicopter and MRI, but no permanent injury Redpoint medically evacuated a Ripcord Rescue Travel Insurance client from a remote ranch in Namibia after she fell from a galloping horse. The 39-year-old was horseback riding on a ranch in the Otjozondjupa region of Namibia when she was ejected from the saddle. She hit the ground […]

Redpoint medically evacuates woman from Montana to Utah for heart procedure

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Heart condition requires medical evacuation Redpoint Resolutions medically evacuated a 23-year-old woman from Montana to Utah due to a life-threatening heart condition. The university student was working a summer job in the Helena, Montana, area when she felt palpitations and an elevated heart rate. Doctors there recommended that she receive an ICD – an implantable […]

Redpoint evacuates client in Namibia with spine injury after ejection from a vehicle

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From Windhoek to Omaha Redpoint was contacted by the wife of a customer who was hospitalized in Namibia with some fractured vertebrae following an off-road vehicle accident. The 66-year-old client was riding in the back of the truck through the African bush when a jolt sent him flying out of the vehicle and onto the […]