Malpractice Lawsuit Ends with Safety Improvements by Hospital

A tragic death in Albany, New York proves the power of the civil justice system to spur safety improvements to prevent injury to other patients. In settling out of court a lawsuit for the death of 32-year-old Diane McCabe, who bled to death after a Cesarean section delivery, the Albany Medical Center agreed to fund for the next 20 years a Diane McCabe Memorial Quality Lecture series focusing on enhancing patient safety.

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