Bernie Mac’s widow sues his physicianAugust 9th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Wife of the late Bernie Mac has filed a lawsuit against the comedian’s physician for failing to properly diagnose and treat the comedian. It ought to be mentioned that Bernie was suffering from heart complications that eventually led to his death 2 years ago.
Mac was very famous for his role in “Ocean’s Eleven” and he died after suffering from pneumonia in August 2008.
Rhonda McCullough, who is the widow of the late star, sued Rene M. Earles last week for overlooking signs of breathing difficulties when her husband visited the doctor on the 17th of July 2008, which eventually caused his death.
The lawsuit argued that had the star been detained and properly examined at the hospital, then he would have been saved. According to the court documents, “(Earles) failed to recognize and act upon abnormal vital signs and signs of respiratory failure.”
Bernie Mac’s widow has accused the medic of failing to recognize ‘the seriousness of his symptoms’ in the weeks leading up to his death from heart failure in 2008.
In his defense the doctor however claims that he urged the star to check into hospital after seeing his appearance and learning of his pneumonia diagnosis.
- Bernie Mac's Widow Sues Doctor For Husband's Death - Aug 09, 2010
- Doctor Sued By Mac's Widow - Aug 07, 2010
- Widow Of Bernie Mac Sues His Long Time Doctor - Aug 09, 2010
- Widow of 'Bernie Mac' Sues Doctor for Wrongful Death - Aug 09, 2010
- US actor Bernie Mac's wife pleaded him not to die - Aug 11, 2008
- Late comedian Bernie Mac signalled he was too tired to survive - Aug 12, 2008
- Comedian Bernie Mac died at 50 - Aug 09, 2008
- Bernie Mac dies at 50 - Aug 09, 2008
- Steven Soderbergh rules out Ocean's Eleven sequel - Sep 13, 2009
- Former Chief Financial Officer of LJA Engineering-Houston embezzled more than $3 million - Mar 09, 2010
- Study reveals that "Eating egg yolks is as 'bad as smoking'" - Aug 16, 2012
- Deshmukh died of cardiac failure: Doctor - Aug 14, 2012
- Sathya Sai Baba's condition shows signs of improvement - Apr 11, 2011
- George Clooney, Brad Pitt mourn Bernie Macs sudden demise - Aug 10, 2008
- Hollywood Stars Pay Tribute To "The Naked Gun" Actor Leslie Nielsen - Nov 30, 2010
Tags: appearance, bernie mac, breathing difficulties, comedian, court documents, diagnosis, heart complications, heart failure, mccullough, medic, pneumonia, rhonda, seriousness, signs of respiratory failure, vital signs