CIVIL FILINGS: Putnam County

Dec. 3 Rita Claire Gallagher vs. Cabell Huntington Hospital, Inc.; Marshall University Board of Governors; Edwards Foundation, Inc. d/b/a Edwards Comprehensive Cancer Center; and Jane Kurucz, M.D. PA- Richard D. Lindsay; J- Joseph K. Reeder * Gallagher claims the defendants failed to order a BRCA test for her and failed to provide her with the opportunity to choose an elective mastectomy. The defendants’ negligence caused Gallagher to have a recurrence of breast cancer in March, according to the suit. Gallagher is seeking compensatory and punitive damages with pre- and post-judgment interest. Case number: 12-C-390

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