Parents Sue Hospital, Claiming Its Delay in Treating Daughter's Strep Resulted in Amputation

Parents of 2-year old Malyia Jeffers are suing a Sacramento hospital after alleged ER negligence resulted in the amputation of their daughter's hands and feet. Malyia's parents brought her to Methodist Hospital in Sacramento because their daughter had a high temperature, but despite their child's increasing weakness and persistent fever stemming from an advanced strep infection, they say Malyia did not receive treatment for five hours, Sacramento ABC affiliate KXTV reports. "At this point...Full Story
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