On October 17th, my cousin went in for an outpatient procedure (to have an insulin port placed in her chest). She passed. While leaving the hospital, a nurse pulled me to the side & insisted we request her medical records. She was reluctant to share why but I pleaded with her reminding her my cousin was only 29 yrs old & had a 13 & 9 yr. She stated, “What happened in that room should not have, & if it hadn’t, she would probably still be here today.” She went on to add how the surgeon had been sick & shouldn’t have been in there in the 1st place & that she (the surgeon) was “very slow to respond.” The nurse said she cared about her community & insisted we get the records. Another nurse reached out to another family member & tells what actually took place in the room. She explains that the surgeon accidentally punctured her lung & it started to fill up with blood and her heart rate began to fall. She explains that they (the team) kept telling her to stop but she wouldn’t listen until it was too late. Then stated, “Welp, that sucks!!!” After attempting for over an hour to revive her. The hospitals medical examiner ruled “natural causes.” They refuse to release the medical records &...
An Estate will have to be opened for her, then whoever is appointed to administer it will be able to get the medical records. You should hire a Medical Malpractice lawyer to help with this complex process.
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