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Alleged Wrongful Death of Guitarist Frey Lawsuit

Glenn Frey’s widow filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Mount Sinai Hospital in 2018, claiming unspecified damages for her husband’s death. Cindy Frey alleged in her lawsuit that the hospital failed to treat her husband correctly before he died in Jan. 2016 at the age of 67. Frey was the former co-lead singer and guitarist for the Eagles and had ulcerative colitis, for which he was being treated at the hospital. His widow claims that his condition was not diagnosed or treated correctly, and no warning was given of the side effects of treatment either.

Doctor-Patient Privilege and Wrongful Death Cases

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, each year, 136,053 people in the United States die as a result of unintentional injuries. Unintentional injury deaths rank 4 in the cause of deaths in the country. Of these 136,053 unintentional injury deaths, 31,959 are caused by unintentional falls, 35,398 are due to traffic accidents […]