NY Clinic, Feds Face Med Mal Suit Over Stillborn Birth

By Kat Sieniuc (January 30, 2017, 5:16 PM EST) -- A federally funded New York health clinic and its doctors were hit with a medical malpractice suit in federal court on Monday, alleging that a diabetes-stricken woman delivered a stillborn baby because medical staff ignored her pre-existing condition and didn't order a cesarean section in time.

Plaintiff Christine Perez sued the U.S. government after, she says, the federally funded Hudson River Healthcare in Yonkers and three of its doctors improperly managed her diabetes condition during her pregnancy, including missing symptoms and complaints indicating a likely danger to her fetus and ultimately leading to the death of her baby last January at...

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