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Torrance woman's family claims 'death by bureaucracy' in lawsuit

A Torrance woman's family has filed a lawsuit against two hospitals for her wrongful death. They accuse both LA HealthCare and California Health Net of having engaged in unnecessary bureaucratic wrangling over who was going to foot the bill for her out-of-network liver transplant. Her family alleges that four months worth of stalling ultimately resulted in the 53-year-old woman dying of liver cirrhosis in November of 2015.

How is a personal injury lawsuit resolved?

If you've decided to file a personal injury lawsuit after suffering an injury as a result of another person's negligent or intentional misconduct, you should understand the ways that you can obtain the compensation you need. There are two main ways to get compensation. The first is through a formal lawsuit. The second is through an informal settlement.