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Los Angeles hospital sued for racism in death of Black mother

Above Photo: Charles Johnson, right, is surrounded by his legal team Chris Dolan, left, in blue, Courtney Rowley, center, and Nick Rowley, second from right, during a press conference announcing a lawsuit outside Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Wednesday, May 4, 2022, in Los Angeles. Johnson’s wife Kira died at the hospital in 2016 from complications after giving birth by cesarean section.(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez) 


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THE WASHINGTON POST – LA hospital sued for racism in death of Black mother

CBS – Family of woman who died after C-section files civil rights lawsuit against Cedars-Sinai Hospital

KTLA – Family of woman who died after giving birth announces civil rights lawsuit against Cedars-Sinai

NBC LOS ANGELES – A Black Mother Died After a C-Section in 2016. Her Family Filed a Lawsuit Claiming Her Race Led to Poor Care

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS – Husband blames racism for wife’s death after C-section at Cedars-Sinai in lawsuit

DAILY MAIL UK – TV judge Glenda Hatchett’s son whose wife bled to death after a botched C-section sues Cedars-Sinai claiming she died because of racism at the LA hospital where staff told him she ‘was not a priority’

FOX 11 LOS ANGELES – Surgical technologist at Cedars-Sinai gives deposition

NEWS ONE – ‘Sloppy’ C-Section That Killed Kira Johnson Prompts Maternal Health Lawsuit Accusing Hospital Of Racism

BLACK ENTERPRISE – TV judge Glenda Hatchett’s son sues Cedars-Sinai medical center for wrongful death of his wife after cesarean, family cites racism

THE ROOT – LA Hospital Sued for Death of Black Woman Shortly After Giving Birth

LEGAL READER – Widower files a wrongful death lawsuit against Los Angeles hospital.

THE DAILY BEAST – Husband Sues Hospital for Racism in Black Mom’s Death Hours After Giving Birth

LOS ANGELES TIMES – Cedars-Sinai faces civil rights lawsuit over Black mother’s 2016 death

ABC 7 – Man sues Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for racism in death of wife who died hours after childbirth

CBS 8 – Medical malpractice deal could replace ballot measure, still raise monetary awards

CAL MATTERS – California Lawmakers Reach Deal to Raise Medical Malpractice Awards, Avoid Ballot Measure

MY NEWS LA – TV Judge’s Family Members Close to Settling Medical Malpractice Case

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