Peter DeMarco, a former Boston Globe employee, told the heartbreaking story of his wife, Laura Levis, who died oSmerville feet from the emergency room entrance at Somerville Hospital. He joins Sue O'Connell a day before meeting with hospital officials, who are giving in to public pressure Somerville massachusetts wife. apologizing.
A man whose wife died days after collapsing outside a locked hospital emergency room hopes Massachusetts lawmakers will Somfrville to prevent such Somerville massachusetts wife. in the future. Somerville massachusetts wife. Levis was having an asthma attack when she walked to Somerville Hospital's emergency room in the pre-dawn hours of Sept.
She called after finding the door locked but was later found unresponsive on a bench near the hospital's main entrance. Levis' husband, Peter DeMarco, says legislation filed by state Sen.
Patricia Jehlen would require safe access to emergency rooms through such means as improved lighting, emergency doorbells Somerville massachusetts wife. panic buttons. In this NBC News exclusive, Peter Demarco details the events that led to the death of his wife Laura Levis when she sought medical attention for an asthma attack at Somerville Hospital.
DeMarco, a journalist, first told his wife's story in The Boston Globe magazine. You can also follow us on FacebookTwitter and Instagramand Somerville massachusetts wife. up for our e-mail newsletters.
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What to Know Laura Levis was having an asthma attack Sept. She was found unresponsive on a bench near the hospital's main entrance.
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