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Old 07-15-2016, 06:28 AM
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Default Inmate case died due to surgery

we need a medical section for each state

Instrument Left in Stomach After Surgery

OSU agreed to pay the estate of James R. Thaxton Jr. $25,000 to settle claims of pain and suffering when it was discovered a surgeon had left a retractor inside Thaxton’s stomach.

Thaxton was an inmate Mansfield Correctional Institution in August 2014 when he was taken to OSU for cancer treatment. Thaxton was transported to the Corrections Medical Center in another area of Columbus to recover. While there he complained of immense pain from the surgery and the center sent him back to OSU where they discovered the retractor had been left in his stomach. The tool was removed a month later.

Thaxton subsequently died and OSU settled


you can find case through the ohio supreme court website
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Old 07-20-2016, 01:03 PM
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That's insane. I had a loved one that went to OSU for a biopsy. Totally different than this.
That man's family deserved a settlement with a couple more zeros at the end.

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Old 08-10-2016, 01:47 PM
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another inmate died at pickaway 3 weeks ago, 90 degrees, chest pains, extreme sweating, begged officer for medical right before count. officer told him to shut up and get on his bunk. Inmate michael powers was dead after count. Then the officer called medical and they stood around like not knowing what to do.
ventilation system not working. Highway patrol is investigating.

another died in chow line also at Noble, couple weeks ago, not sure why.
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