COLUMBUS – The fifteenth wrongful death lawsuit filed against Mount Carmel Health System and its former doctor William Husel deviates from the previous lawsuits in one major aspect – it does not involve the powerful painkiller fentanyl.Instead, the latest wrongful lawsuit alleges that 58-year old Donald McClung was given a fatal dose of the drug dilaudid during a stay at Mount Carmel West in September of 2018. The lawsuit names the hospital, Husel, two nurses and a pharmacist as defendants and alleges that the defendants prematurely concluded that Donald McClung was near death.The lawsuit alleges that McClung’s family received a call from Dr. Husel at approximately 2 a.m. on Sept. 18, 2018, and were told that his condition was deteriorating. Based on...
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Latest wrongful death lawsuit filed against Mount Carmel involving drug other than fentanyl