The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Tonight

Lo41° Chance Rain

Friday

Hi49° Chance Rain

Friday Night

Lo29° Partly Cloudy

Saturday

Hi30° Mostly Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo13° Mostly Clear

Sunday

Hi23° Sunny

Sunday Night

Lo13° Mostly Cloudy

Monday

Hi29° Mostly Cloudy

Monday Night

Lo18° Mostly Cloudy

Tuesday

Hi30° Partly Sunny

Mid-Valley Hospital sued over patient’s death

Send to Kindle
Print This
OMAK — Mid-Valley Hospital and three local doctors are named as defendants in a lawsuit alleging medical malpractice and wrongful death. Sheila A. Schiley, personal representative for the estate of Beatrice Wells, filed the lawsuit in Chelan County Superior Court. It alleges the defendants misdiagnosed Wells at Mid-Valley Hospital on two separate days — June 18, 2007, and June 19, 2007 — which caused her death June 20. Among the initial diagnoses were acute gastroenteritis and dehydration. The lawsuit states Wells, 71, died from a ruptured aortic aneurysm at Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee. It asks for damages to be determined at the time of a trial.

View my optionsorSign in