Brenda Workman, as administratrix of the Estate of Christopher Workman, deceased vs. Cabell Huntington Hospital, Inc.; Ashley William Bennett, M.D.; Juanita Jeffers, R.N.; Gerald McKinney, M.D.; University Physicians and Surgeons, Inc.; and Marshall University Board of Governors
PA- George L. Partain, Erica Barker Cook; J- F. Jane Hustead
* On Sept. 17, 2008, Mr. Workman presented to the emergency room department of Logan General Hospital in Logan County and was diagnosed with a parietal contusions, subdural hematoma and poly-substance abuse. A urine drug screen was performed and Mr. Workman tested positive for cannabinoids, benzodiazepines, opiates and methadone, according to the suit. Mrs. Workman claims Mr. Workman was transferred to Cabell Huntington Hospital later that same evening for neurosurgeon services. Mr. Workman died Sept. 19, 2008. Mrs. Workman is seeking compensatory and punitive damages.
Case number: 10-C-665