WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) - Thursday's testimony in the wrongful death suit filed by actorJames Woods began with testimony from the head Emergency Roomdoctor at Kent Hospital.
Woods is suing KentHospital for negligence. His brother Michael died of heartfailure in July of 2006 after going to the hospital's emergencyroom.
Eyewitness News noted several prickly exchanges between Wood'sattorney and Doctor John McCue. McCue emphasized Thursdaythat Michael Woods complained of a sore throat. He said heexamined his throat and said it was not inflamed.
"He was sent to express complaining of a sore throat. Did I tryto reconcile that? I tried to get to what he was complaining aboutbut he seemed very anxious about complaining about a sore throat,"said Dr. McCue.
Lawyers for Kent Hospital allege Woods denied any neck pain whenhe was in the emergency room.
The trial is expected to last three to four weeks.
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