Alabama High Court Reverses Judgment For Estate In Death Suit Against Hospitals

(November 22, 2023, 10:51 AM EST) -- MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The Alabama Supreme Court reversed a trial court’s judgment for an estate in a medical malpractice and wrongful death suit filed against hospitals after an 85-year-old woman died after receiving treatment there for a pressure ulcer, finding that the trial court erred by denying the hospitals’ renewed motion for judgment on the law, asserting that the estate failed to establish proximate cause that the woman’s death, purportedly from sepsis, resulted from their breach of care....

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