Joan Rivers' daughter files malpractice claim against clinic
January 28 , 2015
Melissa Rivers, the daughter of Joan Rivers, has filed a malpractice suit against the medical clinic in New York that treated the star, according to media reports.
Rivers, 81, a very popular US comedian, had suffered a cardiac arrest while she was getting her throat examined in August at the Yorkville Endoscopy center, and died shortly afterwards.
According to the lawsuit, the doctors were not properly trained and carried out procedures on Rivers that were not authorized. As per the medical examiner's office in New York, she died due to brain damage.