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Botched Abortion Victim’s Family Seeks Retribution

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The attorney representing the family of a woman allegedly murdered by abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell says the doctor must be held accountable. Attorney Bernie Smalley has filed a civil suit in the case.

Doctor Kermit Gosnell and two employees have been charged with the murder of Karnamaya Mongar, who died from an overdose of anesthesia allegedly administered by an unlicensed employee.

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Attorney Bernie Smalley, of Anapol Schwartz, says Mongar and her family, husband and three children, were refugees from Bhutan who had immigrated to the United States last spring. She died five months later during an abortion because the doctor allegedly failed to provide proper care before, during or after the procedure.

“We have brought a claim, not only for compensatory damages, but also for punitive damages to punish this man for what he did to this family,” said Smalley.

Karnamaya Mongar was 41-years-old.

Reported By Tony Hanson, KYW Newsradio; Walt Hunter, CBS 3

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  • Tania Hargrove

    I had an abortion done there n had bad pain for a while from that could I get a claim for damages ?

  • Dee

    What about the dead babies of abortion. They are living beings from the time of conception. We have no right to murder. Genocide still occuring as if babies are disposable. How sad that a precious life is not safe in a mother’s womb. The terms that people use to make the business of killing less dramatic.. “terminate a fetus”.. Bottom line is abortion takes a life each and every time. Time to stop picking and choosing who lives and who dies. What about the rights of unborn? It’s a child not a choice.

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