Trevor Noah Files Lawsuit After Alleging Doctor Botched Surgery

Trevor Noah attends the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on March 14, 2021. Chris Pizzello/AFP/Shutterstock

Go to court. Trevor Noah He has sued an orthopedic surgeon and a hospital in New York City after an allegedly botched operation in 2020.

the daily offer Host, 37, filed a complaint last month, citing negligence after suffering “serious personal injuries” after recovering from surgery. According to court documents I obtained us weekly, the crime was born The author claims that such illnesses left him “sick, lame and disabled”.

According to the complaint, the South African national also claimed that he had also “experienced severe nervous shock, psychological distress, severe emotional distress and severe physical pain” during his recovery, noting that he had been “confined to bed and home for a prolonged period of time” and “prevented from his profession.” the usual.” The documents also claimed that “since some of his injuries are permanent, he will continue to suffer similar damage in the future.”

Noah alleged that the defendants – including the Hospital for Special Surgery – were “negligent and negligent in not being treated and cared for [him] in a careful and skillful manner.”

Details about the type of surgery the TV host had and why they remain private.

In response to the comedian’s lawsuit, the hospital denied any allegations of wrongdoing.

“HSS has received a complaint on behalf of Mr. Trevor Noah. We have been given a detailed refutation by Mr. Noah’s attorney, which are without foundation,” a hospital representative said. Law and crime Via a statement earlier this month. “Due to the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), we are restricted by law from addressing publicly defined aspects of the treatment of any patient. HSS is committed to excellence in the care we provide to each of the more than 150,000 patients we treat each year. This commitment has made HSS The world’s leading academic medical center specializing in musculoskeletal health, ranking first in orthopedics globally and nationally.”

According to its website, HSS is one of the oldest orthopedic hospitals in the United States.

“HSS is the world’s leading academic medical center focused on musculoskeletal health,” a description read on their website. At its core it is the Hospital for Special Surgery, ranked #1 in orthopedics for 12 consecutive years by US News & World Report (2021-2022). HSS has also been among the top-ranked hospitals for orthopedics and rheumatology for 30 consecutive years.”

While Noah, for his part, hasn’t publicly addressed his 2020 surgery, he did air a late-night episode on November 19 ahead of his November 23 operation. After seven days off, he later returned to the show on November 30.

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