The lawsuit filed in Manhattan State Supreme Court paints a picture of a careless, cocky staff of doctors who ran roughshod over Rivers while she was unconscious, and it suggests that she died because of their incompetence.
A federal agency says the New York City clinic where Joan Rivers suffered a fatal complication during a medical procedure will get another chance to keep its accreditation.
Medicare and Medicaid have decided to cut off the clinic where Joan Rivers went into cardiac arrest before she died last year.
FDNY officials on Friday said nearly a dozen EMS workers looked at 911 emergency records tied to Joan Rivers’ death last year, and a few had no legitimate reason to do so.
Deadline To Fix Issues At Clinic Where Joan Rivers Suffered Fatal Complications During Procedure Postponed
A federal agency has postponed a deadline to correct issues at the New York City clinic where Joan Rivers suffered a fatal complication during a medical procedure.
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Court documents reveal comedian Joan Rivers’ wishes for her estimated $150 million fortune.
Joan Rivers did not consent to a laryngoscopy during which she lost consciousness due to lack of oxygen – and never regained consciousness before she died.
The move could lead to the filing of a multi-million dollar wrongful death lawsuit against Yorkville Endoscopy Clinic on the Upper East Side.
Rivers, 81, went into cardiac arrest at Yorkville Endoscopy this August following a minor, elective vocal cord procedure.
Melissa Rivers plans to sue the doctor who performed an unscheduled biopsy on her mother, Joan Rivers, who died Sept. 4.
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Just before Joan Rivers stopped breathing last month, the comedian’s personal doctor snapped a selfie with her while she was under anesthesia and then performed an unauthorized biopsy, a report says.
Medical Director At Yorkville Endoscopy, Where Joan Rivers Went Into Cardiac Arrest, Out As Head Of Clinic
The medical director at Yorkville Endoscopy, the clinic where comedian Joan Rivers went into cardiac arrest last month, is no longer practicing and is no longer head of the clinic.