FORT WORTH (1080 KRLD) – A Fort Worth family says despite an X-Ray which showed a clear case of bleeding in the brain, a misdiagnosis cost a mother of two her life.READ MORE: Proposed Texas GOP Elections Audit Would Only Look At Large, Mostly Democratic Counties
Jeff Stingley says his wife Kristy suffered a seizure at their home in December 2013 and was rushed to Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital. While there she was told she simply had a sinus infection and migraine headache. Hours later she suffered another seizure, and died.READ MORE: Texas Star Gymnast Simone Biles To Return For Olympic Balance Beam Finals
The family’s lawyer Les Weisbrod says an X-Ray clearly shows that bleeding in the brain was the cause of the seizures and with the right diagnosis, Kristy could have easily been treated and could still be alive today.
Weisbrod filed a lawsuit on behalf of the family and is hoping that cases that this and others will change Texas laws that protect doctors from malpractice suits.MORE NEWS: Thousands Of North Texas Students Head Back To School Monday
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