Thursday, October 1, 2009
Good Samaritan turned bad: Dr accused of abandoning rescue attempt to steal victim's Rolex
Prof. Jonathan Turley is reporting today that a California doctor has been sued for allegedly abandoning an effort to resuscitate man in order to steal his watch. The victim was brought into a hospital with cardiac arrest where the doctor assumed the responsibility of resuscitating him. The plaintiffs' argue that the Doctor then abandoned his efforts to resuscitate decedent leaving decedent to die in order to keep the victim's watch. According to the complaint, the nursing staff noticed that the timepiece was gone and then two nurses reportedly saw a wristwatch-shaped bulge in the doctor’s pocket. For more on the story, go here.