Medical Malpractice Lawyers File Suit in New York for Stillbirth

An Oneida obstetrician, Dr. Geoffrey Lucas, was recently arrested on felony charges and now faces more trouble as he is being sued for medical malpractice. Medical malpractice attorneys claim that Dr. Lucas was reckless, egregious, grossly negligent, wanton and with absolute disregard for human life. Negligence and Disregard Lead to Tragedy Melissa Halladay had been a patient of Women's Health Associates since 1995, and Dr. Lucas was her primary caregiver throughout her 2009 pregnancy. In her third trimester, Melissa was diagnosed with gestational diabetes, which was monitored and controlled with insulin. Nearly 40 weeks into her … [Read more...]