But she has never missed Supreme Court arguments.
Justice Ginsburg previously fractured ribs in a fall back in 2012.
Ginsburg has broken ribs before.
Chief Justice John Roberts has remarked in the past about Ginsburg's speedy delivery of opinions.
"I've known her for many, many years - got to see her just a few weeks ago here at the swearing-in of Justice [Brett] Kavanaugh", Conway said. She also had surgery to treat colon cancer in 1999.
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Ron Helus , who was labelled a "hero" for attempting to stop the incident. "Ron was a hardworking, dedicated sheriff's sergeant". Dean said Helus was the first to go in and was immediately hit with multiple gunshots .
Ginsburg's health has become the subject of much attention in recent years.
"I'm now 85", Ginsburg said in July, according to CNN.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg poses for a portrait on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 18, 2015.
She is considered the leader of the court's four liberal members, and a well-known champion of women's rights, most notably establishing "an important gender equality precedent" in 1996's United States v. Virginia court case. For many conservative voters, another opportunity to shape the Supreme Court was a big part of what the mid-term election fight was all about.
In the 2018 midterm elections, Republicans won seats in the U.S. Senate, making future Supreme Court confirmation battles easier.
Both politicians and adoring fans took to Twitter after the news broke on Thursday to offer support for Ginsburg.
Another person wrote: 'GoFundMe for a 20-foot thick bubble wrap inside which Ruth Bader Ginsburg will be placed for at least two years'.