Lawsuit: Organ donor network's 'shameful practices' included a Staten Island incident
The New York Organ Donor Network pressured hospitals to declare patients brain dead to facilitate organ harvesting, including one instance where a patient showed a "clear sign" of brain activity during transplant surgery at Richmond University Medical Center, a lawsuit charges.
RUMC is not a named defendant in the retaliatory-firing litigation brought by Patrick McMahon against New York Organ Donor Network.
McMahon, 50, an Air Force combat veteran of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars and a nurse practitioner, contends he was sacked in November after complaining about the network's "wrongful and illegal practices."...