Patient Death at NC Medical Center May Be Due to Aggressive Security Guards

By Randy Appleton, North Carolina Personal Injury Lawyer

My colleague Emily Brannon wrote recently on our firm’s Carolina personal injury attorneys’ website about a patient dying at a North Carolina medical facility when allegedly aggressive security guards placed the person in a choke hold while he was waiting for the emergency room.  Later, hospital workers were too slow to resuscitate the schizophrenic patient, according to a lawsuit filed in September 2011 by the patient’s mother.


About the Editors: North Carolina personal Injury Lawyers with the Shapiro, Cooper, Lewis & Appleton law firm do only injury and accident law. We have experience handling car, truck, motorcycle, van and SUV accident claims, and our case results speak for themselves. Rick Shapiro and James Lewis have been listed among the Best Lawyers in America since 2008. We have an office in Elizabeth City, North Carolina (NC), but we often represent clients in Rocky Mount, Charlotte and Greenville, on the Outer Banks, and in other North Carolina cities.

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