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Lawsuit brought in connection to man's death

It is a sad reality that a patient can sometimes die when a medical professional or hospital fails to provide him or her with proper care. Thus, medical negligence can have truly devastating consequences for patients and their families. Consequently, it is very important for medical professionals and hospitals to provide their patients with proper care.

Recently, a wrongful death and medical negligence case has arisen in Texas. The case involves a man who reportedly went to a Texas hospital on June 9, 2009. The man reportedly died the next day from bilateral pneumonia.

The man's wife has claimed that the man was the victim of medical negligence. Specifically, she alleges that the man did not receive proper care and treatment when he was at the hospital. According to the man's wife, this negligence contributed to the man's death.

The man's wife has brought a lawsuit in Texas against the hospital and a doctor in connection to the allegations mentioned above. In her lawsuit, the man's wife reportedly is asking for damages. It will be interesting to see what happens in this case.

As the allegations in this case underscore, medical negligence can be extremely harmful to patients and their families. Thus, one hopes that medical professionals and hospitals are held accountable when they act negligently in regards to the care and/or treatment of a patient. One also hopes that medical professionals and hospitals do everything they reasonably can to ensure that their patients are not subjected to medical negligence.

Source: The Southeast Texas Record, "Wrongful death suit filed against hospital, doctor over man's pneumonia," John Suayan, Aug. 29, 2011

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