Medical Malpractice Attorneys: Cremation before Autopsy?

Holly McGowan, of Tavares, Florida, has filed a medical malpractice lawsuit following a strange series of events involving her late mother. Joan Elizabeth Ashcraft, McGowan’s mother, passed away after she underwent treatment at a hospital. The woman’s family requested that the coroner perform an autopsy on her body before it was cremated. Medical malpractice attorneys believe that the autopsy was to be conducted in order to determine whether negligence or over-medication were contributing factors to her death. Funeral Home does not wait for Autopsy The listed defendants in the case include the funeral home, the Horry County Coroner Robert … [Read more...]