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Hundreds Died Due to Medical Misconduct in NYC Hospitals

 468 people were killed  in New York City’s 11 public hospitals in the past five years, due to medical misconduct.

The vast majority of wrongful-death cases filed against the Health and Hospital Corp. system in the last five years — 88 percent — remain open, leaving hundreds of bereaved families in financial limbo for years on end.

The city has paid out $34 million to 56 families since 2014, according to a Post analysis of city comptroller data obtained through a Freedom of Information request. More than 400 cases are pending.

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By |2019-03-13T14:51:42+00:00March 14th, 2019|Local News, Medical Malpractice, Negligence|0 Comments