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Hospital Settles Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Alleging Failure to Treat Indigent Patient
Hospital Settles Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Alleging Failure to Treat Indigent Patient

Legal news reports that a northern California hospital has agreed to a $3.8 million medical malpractice settlement. According to reports, the medical negligence lawsuit was filed after a woman fell into a coma in 2015. She suffered a cardiac arrest in the emergency room of ...

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