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Lawsuit brought in connection to man's death

A patient can suffer great harm when a medical professional or hospital acts negligently when providing him or her with care. Sadly, negligence by a medical professional or hospital can sometimes even result in a patient's death. Thus, it is very important for medical professionals and hospitals to act properly when providing care to patients.

Recently, a wrongful death case involving allegations of medical negligence has arisen in Texas. The case involves a hospital in Beaumont, Texas.

Reportedly, in December of 2009, a man received care at the hospital. The man's family alleges that, while the man was at the hospital, a doctor negligently failed to properly diagnose the man and the hospital's staff negligently failed to provide the man with proper care. The man's family claims that this alleged negligence resulted in the man's death. The man reportedly died on December 10, 2009.

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

As the allegations in this case illustrate, medical negligence can sometimes have fatal results. Thus, one hopes that all medical professionals and hospitals make sure to not act negligently when it comes to patient care. No patient should have to lose his or her life because a hospital or medical professional failed to act properly.

Source: The Southeast Texas Record, "Baptist Hospital blamed for patient's death from sepsis," David Yates, Dec. 9, 2011

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