Cook County, Ill. has agreed to pay $9.8 million to settle a medical malpractice claim filed by the family of a pregnant woman who bled to death in a Chicago-area hospital. In the lawsuit, the family claimed that medical personnel at Stroger Hospital failed to provide blood-clotting products in a timely manner. The woman's baby survived. Chicago Tribune
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