LOS ANGELES – A Los Angeles County woman alleges that negligent medical care led to a delay in the diagnosis of her late husband's brain tumor.
Veronica Quiroz, individually and as successor in interest to the estate of Felix De Jesus Parra, filed a complaint on June 29, in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, Western Division against United States of America and Does 1 to 100 alleging wrongful death and medical malpractice.
According to the complaint, Parra was patient of Alta Med Health Services from November 2013 to October 2014. The plaintiff alleges that Parra had a brain tumor that was not diagnosed until October 2014 and that Parra died in April 2016.
The plaintiff holds United States of America and Does 1 to 100 responsible because the defendants allegedly negligently responded to Parra's condition and delayed the tumor diagnosis.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks compensatory damages, general damages, all legal fees and any other relief as this court deems just. She is represented by Neil M. Howard of Law Offices of Neil M. Howard in El Segundo.
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, Western Division case number 2:17-cv-04788-RSWL-FFM