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Charles Johnson IV, the son of TV judge Glenda Hatchett, is taking legal action against Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in L.A. where his wife died hours after giving birth to their son, reports People.

From People:

In court documents filed March 22 and obtained by PEOPLE, Charles Johnson IV is suing Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles for wrongful death and negligent infliction of emotional distress following the death of his “healthy, vibrant, fun, loving wife,” Kyira Adele Dixon.

The documents list the negligence as “failing to appreciate and properly manage Kyira’s post-partum hemorrhage in a timely manner” and “failing to return Kyira to surgery in a timely manner; among other acts and omissions.”

According to the outlet, Johnson and Dixon’s two children are plaintiffs in the lawsuit. Dixon died on April 13, 2016, due to hemorrhagic shock following a C-section procedure, reports the source.

SOURCE: People


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