Lawsuit Claims Nurse Was 'Worked to Death'

Jim Jasper says his wife's schedule at an Ohio hospital contributed to her death in a car crash.
1:04 | 11/13/13

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We've all heard the infamous stories of doctors working grueling hours but what -- not nurses. The Cincinnati man is suing the hospital where his wife worked saying that stress and overwork contributed to her death. That was just. She was a person that anybody in along with she -- strike -- -- conversation anybody. Most caring person. You know best friend in the world. Would do anything for -- Jim Jasper is talking about his wife -- registered nurse who worked in the bone marrow transplant unit -- the Jewish hospital in Cincinnati. She died in a car crash after a long shift -- worked in Jasper says it was caused by overwork and stress. She was one of the few nurses that can run certain dialysis machine and you know that came in -- play along with. Not being staffed. To -- -- that machine for certain patients at certain times the hospital would not comment due to the pending litigation. In addition to the financial damages Jim Jasper -- the hospital to change its staffing policies to prevent any similar accidents in the future.

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