11. An apparatus comprising:a processor performing:
detecting a radio link failure (RLF) at a mobile communication device in an inactive state;
mitigating the RLF by:
terminating uplink transmission;
assigning a lowest frequency priority to a current frequency, wherein the assignment expires after a specified time interval;
reselecting a base station;
in response to a Non-Access Stratum (NAS) event, transmitting a Radio Resource Control (RRC) Connection Re-establishment Request message; and
completing an RRC Connection Re-establishment procedure.