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Widower sues hospital and doctors following his wife’s death during a Caesarean section

The medical malpractice lawsuit seeks unspecified damages and calls the victim’s wife’s death “totally preventable.” The medical malpractice lawsuit alleges that the victim mother essentially bled to death over the birth of her second child. The complaint charges that the physician did not follow hospital procedure by failing to call a maternal hemorrhage code. Over the course of 15 hours, the mother lost about four quarts of blood (out of about five quarts in a pregnant woman) before going into shock and expiring.

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