NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The family of a Tennessee man sued TriStar Centennial hospital alleging a surgeon left a needle inside his body during a heart surgery last year and was unable to retrieve it in a second operation. John Burns Johnson, 73, of Lafayette died approximately a month after the surgery, the lawsuit says. His health steadily worsened after the needle was lost in his body.
The parents of Spencer Nicodemus, a Joplin High School senior who was fatally injured by a falling basketball goal last spring, have reached a settlement agreement with the defendants they had named in a wrongful-death lawsuit.
Ikea is recalling again a number of its dressers after an eighth child was killed by one of them. The latest victim was a 2-year-old California boy who was crushed by a Malm dresser after being put down for a nap in his bedroom in May.