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Deal Reached After Death In Hospital – Transylvania County, NC


September 30, 2019

Transylvania County resident Kristen Blake Sheffield has reached an out-of-court settlement with Transylvania Regional Hospital (TRH) over a wrongful death and medical malpractice lawsuit she filed after her 61-year-old mother, Linda Peters Watkins, died in 2016 in the hospital’s care.

As part of the settlement, Sheffield said she couldn’t reveal the financial amount. When reached for comment, a spokesman with HCA Healthcare, the parent company of Mission Health System and TRH, said the legal team was unable to comment on the suit or settlement.

In a phone interview, Sheffield said...

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