A baby’s remains is lost, the OB is sued

A bizarre case. After a hospital loses the remains of a stillborn fetus, the mother sues the OB and hospital for emotional distress:

During depositions, the mother explained how her grief had been intensified because of the unknown fate of her baby’s remains. She was followed by Dr. R, who explained that he had no official responsibility for the disposition of remains and that such matters were the responsibility of the hospital.

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