36-year-old mother experienced profound uterine bleeding after C-section delivery. She was transferred to the post-anesthesia care unit (PACU) and then the ICU. Plaintiffs claimed negligent treatment led to her death.
Case Name: Yingzhi Li, Cathy Li, Gloria Li and Grace Li v. Thomas Tuan-Tong Lee, M.D., Thomas Tuan-Tong Lee, M.D., Inc., Grand Medical Group Ob/Gyn, Inc., Nicolaas Martin Grobler, M.D., Inland Pulmonary Medical Group, Montclair Hospital Medical Center, Prime Healthcare Montclair, LLC, and Philong V. Ta, M.D.
Date of Verdict or Judgment: Thursday, October 17, 2019
Cardiothoracic surgeon said to leave surgery before it is completed. Patient begins to bleed profusely and there is no qualified surgeon available.
Case Name: Cristobal Arteaga, individually; Maria A. Arteaga Alvarez, individually; and Cristobal Arteaga, as Guardian ad Litem of Silvino Perez v. Fresno Community Regional Medical Center; Pervaiz A. Chaudhry, M.D.; Valley Cardiac Surgery Medical Group; and Does On
Date of Verdict or Judgment: Tuesday, March 20, 2018