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Family sues in operating room fall

Matriarch suffered a fatal head injury

Catherine O'Donnell, was a lifelong Dorchester resident. Catherine O'Donnell, was a lifelong Dorchester resident.
By Jonathan Saltzman
Globe Staff / January 29, 2008

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Moments after undergoing surgery to replace a broken hip, an 86-year-old Dorchester woman fell from an operating room table at Boston Medical Center, causing a massive head injury that killed her a week later, her family said in a lawsuit filed yesterday. (Full article: 871 words)

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