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King Medical Malpractice Suits Sees $3 Million More in Settlements


This is a settlement for the Medical Malpractice lawsuit.

The medical malpractice insurers for Dr. John A King, an obstetrician who worked at Putnam General Hospital, W VA, will pay $3 million to settle suits brought against the doctor by five former patients.

Between November 2002 and June 2003 124 malpractice suits were brought against Dr. King, stemming from surgeries he performed while working at the hospital. The Putnam hospital is owned by the Hospital Corporation of America, the largest for-profit hospital chain in the country.


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Published on Jul-31-08


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