According to ABC 7, a medical malpractice settlement over a woman who died in a hospital waiting room has finally been reached for $2 million. The woman’s family filed a wrongful death suit against the city hospital. The woman, a psychiatric patient, had been in the waiting for 24 hours, eventually landing on the floor struggling to get up. The entire ordeal was caught on video camera showing security guards and staff looking into the waiting room but not helping the woman. Six hospital employees lost their jobs over the incident, the article claims. The medical malpractice case has invoked public outrage.
Read more about the medical malpractice settlement here.