The parents of Dr. Jennifer Sidari are suing Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, claiming that their daughter died as a result of the hospital’s negligence and inability to properly diagnose a treatable blood clot condition.
The 26-year-old doctor first visited the hospital in May complaining of a 10-day spell with headaches. A team of doctors provided her with pain medications after conducting various tests. For the first 40 hours Dr. Sidari was at the hospital, doctors neglected to perform a head imaging study or consultation with a neurologist.
By the time this procedure was performed, it was too late. Dr. Sidari’s blood clot was too far gone to be treated. She died from a massive cerebral hemorrhaging, a stroke and irreversible brain damage.
The deceased doctor’s parents are suing the hospital claiming her blood clot was easily diagnosable and treatable with even the most basic and fundamental principles of medicine. The suit seeks to recover damages for Dr. Sidari’s future earnings and other damages.
We trust medical providers to deliver the best treatment available in modern medicine. When care falls short of that because of a doctor or hospital’s negligence, the injuries can be as severe as death. If you or someone you know has suffered an injury as a result of Massachusetts medical malpractice, and would like to find out whether you have a viable legal claim for personal injury damages or wrongful death damages, please call 617-787-3700 or email us email@example.com, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to speak with an expert Massachusetts medical malpractice personal injury attorney, Boston accident lawyer or Massachusetts wrongful death attorney.
Talk to an experienced Boston accident lawyer today, call 617-787-3700 to get your free, confidential consultation with one of our highly skilled Boston, Massachusetts medical malpractice lawyers, Massachusetts personal injury accident attorneys or Boston, Massachusetts wrongful death accident attorneys.