Earlier today, Melissa Rivers filed a lawsuit against Yorkville Endoscopy and blames its doctors for the death of her mother, Joan Rivers.
The 47-year-old is accusing the clinic of medical malpractice, alleging that they didn't perform a tracheotomy during the 20 minutes where doctors tried to revive Joan back to life.
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The lawsuit names five doctors as defendants, including the comedian's personal physician — Gwen Korovin — for being in the surgery room unpermitted, as well as another who allegedly took cellphone pics during the operation.
In a statement released shortly after the suit was filed, Melissa explains her decision to press charges.
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