08 Nov Virginia: Medical Malpractice Wrongful Death – a Lawyer’s Suit
On November 8, 2010, The Daily Press and dailypress.com headlined “Woman’s death sparks lawsuit against Gloucester surgeon”. That media coverage is of Mr. Waterman’s $4,350,000.00 wrongful death suit Martha Sue Norville, Executor of the Estate of Ethelone M. Chamber, Deceased v. Melvin Wayne Ressler, M.D., et al., No. CL10000470-00 filed in Circuit Court for Gloucester County, Virginia, on October 4, 2010.
Among other things, the Norville lawsuit alleges medical malpractice at Riverside Walter Reed Hospital. The suit alleges further that the deceased suffered massive blood loss and other complications after her intestine and a blood vessel were cut by her surgeon.