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.
Court documents reveal comedian Joan Rivers’ wishes for her estimated $150 million fortune.
The move could lead to the filing of a multi-million dollar wrongful death lawsuit against Yorkville Endoscopy Clinic on the Upper East Side.
Melissa Rivers plans to sue the doctor who performed an unscheduled biopsy on her mother, Joan Rivers, who died Sept. 4.
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.
Tributes continued on Saturday outside of Rivers’ Upper East Side apartment, as preparations were finalized for her funeral on Sunday.
Funeral services have been set for comic legend Joan Rivers as the New York City Medical Examiner said Friday that further tests are needed to pinpoint the cause of her death.
Joan Rivers died Thursday, a week after going into cardiac arrest during an outpatient procedure in Manhattan, the comedian’s daughter said in a statement.
Rivers was taken to Mount Sinai Hospital last Thursday morning after she went in for a procedure on her vocal cords at the Yorkville Endoscopy Clinic.
The 81-year-old comedian went into cardiac and respiratory arrest last Thursday while undergoing a vocal cord procedure at a private Upper East Side clinic.
Joan Rivers remains in a New York City hospital Friday, one day after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor’s office.
Joan Rivers was in a medically-induced coma Thursday night at Mount Sinai Hospital, after she went into cardiac arrest while undergoing a throat procedure at a clinic on the Upper East Side.
Melissa and her mom Joan Rivers are putting their unique relationship on full display again in an all-new season of “Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best?”