No. 89-P-408.

30 Mass. App. Ct. 435 (1991)

569 N.E.2d 416

LINDA FOWLES, administratrix, vs. JOHN W. LINGOS.

Appeals Court of Massachusetts, Plymouth.

April 10, 1991.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Michael J. Traft for the plaintiff.

Douglas N. Perlo for the defendant.



On May 20, 1980, while on the operating table for gall bladder surgery, Manuel L. Fernandez died. The surgeon told his daughter, Linda Fowles, that her father had suffered a heart attack. The anesthesiologist for the operation was the defendant, John W. Lingos. In June, 1986, Linda Fowles read an article in the Boston Globe newspaper from which she learned that an investigating anesthesiologist had concluded that in her father's case and in two others,...

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