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Settlement Reached in Medical Malpractice Wrongful Death Case

A settlement has been reached in a wrongful death suit which was filed by the family of a woman that died in a hospital after the hospital staff failed to perform a test on her that had been ordered by her doctor. The victim apparently returned to the hospital after undergoing ear surgery complaining of multiple problems, her doctor ordered a blood test and the hospital staff failed to perform the test. As a result of this medical malpractice and negligence she slipped into a coma and it eventually led to her wrongful death. The family then filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the Medical Center and recently settled for $1.2 million. The company claims that this does not constitute admission for liability on the defendant’s part. For the full story click here.