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Posted 4 years ago in Medical Malpractice by Aaron Kase  
Family Sues Hospital for Violating Do Not Resuscitate Order

All too often, families have to bring lawsuits against hospitals that let their loved ones die through malpractice or neglect. In Florida, the equation has been turned on its head by a woman suing a hospital and nursing home after medics performed traumatic and invasive lifesaving procedures on her mother in specific violation of a do not resuscitate order. Alzheimer’s sufferer Marjorie Mangiaruca, 91, was given CPR, subjected to other interventions and put on a ventilator after she had a heart attack …

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