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Doctor causes woman’s death – her estate is awarded 115,000

A dead woman’s estate was awarded $115,000 when a doctor accidentally pierced a vein near her heart while inserting a catheter. The doctor had never performed the procedure before. The woman was initially admitted to hospital suffering from abdominal pain and fatigue.

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About: Doctor causes woman’s death – her estate is awarded 115,000

Date: 30 June 2004

Source: The Associated Pres


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