Nurse Found Partially Liable in Patient’s Death

Sunday, July 3rd, 2016 by | Posted In: Hospital Negligence, Medical Malpractice

ct nurse practitionerA jury in a Connecticut medical malpractice case recently awarded the estate of a Madison man over $12 million dollars after he committed suicide. Yale-New Haven Hospital was found 65% liable and a Guilford nurse practitioner was found 35% liable in his death.

This patient suffered from anxiety and was taking medication to deal with his illness for over 10 years. He began receiving treatment at Yale New Haven Hospital when he had thoughts of taking his own life. After 10 days in the hospital, he was taken off of his medication and told by the nurse practitioner to return for follow-up in three months. Nine days after his discharge he died by suicide.

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