United States District Court, Southern District of New York

The plaintiff’s decedent, a dentist, was brought to the defendant hospital after a motorcycle accident. The plaintiff alleged wrongful death, claiming that the hospital, emergency physicians and consulting physicians committed malpractice in permitting the seriously injured patient to remain in the emergency department, in hemorrhagic shock, five hours before transferring him to a trauma center.

Result : Defense verdict for all defendants.
Defense Attorney : For the hospital and emergency department physician: Robert Irving Miller.
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