When an ER doctor runs no tests on a patient, despite recent surgery, and the patient dies, a wrongful death verdict may be imminent.
A visited an Urgent Care center. A 39-year-old woman (plaintiff) had worked at a local nursing home as a Certified Nursing Aide for a number of years. As a result, she developed a bunion on her foot. She underwent a bunionectomy. The podiatrist noted that there were factors that made her susceptible to a blood clot. When discharged after surgery, she was placed on post-surgical blood thinners. One week after finishing the blood thinners, the patient had pain. [Read more…]