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Michael Schiavo Poised To Sue Caregivers
Tampa Bay Online ^ | 8/10/05 | David Sommer

Posted on 08/10/2005 10:38:54 AM PDT by marshmallow

CLEARWATER - Michael Schiavo has asked a court to waive the two-year statute of limitations on filing a medical malpractice lawsuit against one or more of his deceased wife's caregivers.

Terri Schiavo, 41, died March 31 after her feeding tube was removed after a seven-year court battle.

Schiavo's attorney in this case, Mark Perenich, said he was not able to discuss the proposed lawsuit behind Tuesday's request for an extension of the two-year statute of limitations.

By law, medical malpractice lawsuits must be filed within two years of the alleged misconduct unless an extension is granted.

In October 2003, Terri Schiavo's feeding tube was removed on court order. Doctors reinserted it on orders from Gov. Jeb Bush.


TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: euthanasia; greed; hildythreat; hino; itsover; murder; pyramidscheme; schiavo; schindler; scumbag; serialkiller; showmethemoney; slipperyslope; terri; terrischiavo; terrischindler; wifekiller
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1 posted on 08/10/2005 10:38:55 AM PDT by marshmallow
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To: marshmallow

What a slimeball.


2 posted on 08/10/2005 10:39:45 AM PDT by nuffsenuff
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To: marshmallow

What was that about him not getting a cent off of her death???


3 posted on 08/10/2005 10:39:52 AM PDT by mware (Now we know why the NYT didn't have time to cover AIR AMERIKA)
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To: marshmallow

Are we talking about dollars?????


4 posted on 08/10/2005 10:39:57 AM PDT by Just mythoughts
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To: marshmallow

I guess his complaint is that they kept Terri alive.


5 posted on 08/10/2005 10:40:51 AM PDT by My2Cents ("The essence of American journalism is vulgarity divested of truth." -- Winston Churchill)
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To: marshmallow

his bank account must be getting low...


6 posted on 08/10/2005 10:41:44 AM PDT by kellynla (U.S.M.C. 1st Battalion,5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Div. Viet Nam 69&70 Semper Fi)
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To: marshmallow

A "wrongful death" suit ?


7 posted on 08/10/2005 10:41:58 AM PDT by CindyDawg
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To: marshmallow
Michael Schiavo has asked a court to waive the two-year statute of limitations on filing a medical malpractice lawsuit against one or more of his deceased wife's caregivers.

Which court?

8 posted on 08/10/2005 10:42:31 AM PDT by Colonel_Flagg (Skol Vikings.)
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To: marshmallow

He needs to squeeze every penny he can out of that girl's life and death. How sad.


9 posted on 08/10/2005 10:42:31 AM PDT by PreviouslyA-Lurker (...where the spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty. 2 Corinthians 3:16-18)
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To: marshmallow

I'm confused (what else is new?). He's suing BECAUSE the feeding tube was removed because of a court order? Or he's suing because...???


10 posted on 08/10/2005 10:42:42 AM PDT by Maria S
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To: marshmallow

This is un-believable............/sarc


11 posted on 08/10/2005 10:43:05 AM PDT by Red Badger (Want to be surprised? GOOOOGLE your own name. Want to have fun? GOOOOGLE your neighbor's......)
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To: mware
What was that about him not getting a cent off of her death???

What a snake. All that BS about him just trying to "keep a promise".
12 posted on 08/10/2005 10:43:09 AM PDT by andyk (Go Matt Kenseth!)
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To: kellynla

I was thinking the same thing. I guess his live-in refuses to marry him.......


13 posted on 08/10/2005 10:43:10 AM PDT by Two-Bits (Democrats believe women should be stoned & abused by Men.Why else back the taliban & abortion)
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To: marshmallow

Should have added a barf alert!


14 posted on 08/10/2005 10:43:44 AM PDT by Halls (Terri Schindler Schiavo was murdered legally in our country, NEVER FORGET!!!)
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To: CindyDawg

No, a "wrongful life" suit. He apparently wants to sue them for misconduct for NOT killing his wife when he wanted them to.


15 posted on 08/10/2005 10:43:50 AM PDT by RightFighter
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To: marshmallow
Once more Michael wants special privileges. No wonder, since Judge Greer kept giving him one after another, including excusing him and his mistress Jodi from giving depositions. Greer even had Terri killed, with everyone who could have saved her from a horrible death buckling in to his demands.
16 posted on 08/10/2005 10:44:21 AM PDT by Dante3
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To: marshmallow; spectre

Just when you thought he couldn't sink any lower...


17 posted on 08/10/2005 10:44:43 AM PDT by Jaded (Hell sometimes has fluorescent lighting and a trumpet.)
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To: Mrs. Don-o
you can't make this stuff up ping.

the man is eat up with demons

18 posted on 08/10/2005 10:45:05 AM PDT by don-o (Don't be a Freeploader. Do the right thing and become a Monthly Donor!)
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To: marshmallow

Whatsamatter Mikey, not enough money left over. Yeah I know a terrible thing to say but you're still a slimeball.


19 posted on 08/10/2005 10:45:30 AM PDT by Fred Hayek (Liberalism is a mental disorder)
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To: Two-Bits

She'd be terminally stupid if she did.


20 posted on 08/10/2005 10:46:14 AM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN - 3rd Bn. Fifth Marines RVN 1969)
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To: marshmallow

At first I thought this was Scrappleface.

Simply unbelievable!


21 posted on 08/10/2005 10:46:47 AM PDT by GatorGirl (God Bless Pope Benedict XVI)
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To: marshmallow

Why am I not surprised.


22 posted on 08/10/2005 10:47:35 AM PDT by DJ MacWoW (If you think you know what's coming next....You don't know Jack.)
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To: marshmallow
And here I thought he couldn't go any lower.

Let's review his sterling character: 1) willingness to commit murder for personal convenience, 2) greed, 3) an adolescent desire for attention from millions of strangers, 4) a need to punish anyone who didn't condone his desire to kill his wife.

I think he's going to be even lower than Scott Peterson in The Hot Toasty Place, if that's possible.

23 posted on 08/10/2005 10:50:09 AM PDT by American Quilter
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To: marshmallow

*** MAY THIS VULTURE ROT IN HELL ***


24 posted on 08/10/2005 10:50:42 AM PDT by EagleUSA
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To: marshmallow

Just when you thought he couldn't be a bigger a$$hole.


25 posted on 08/10/2005 10:50:53 AM PDT by Bacon Man (Yes, I am an agent of Satan, but my duties are largely ceremonial.)
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To: marshmallow

The man is still trying to make money off her!!! What a creep.


26 posted on 08/10/2005 10:51:13 AM PDT by Tired of Taxes
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To: marshmallow

Lord, please let the courts tell this vile murderer NO for once. NO MORE MONEY from deep pockets for dear Mikey and the vampire Felos.


27 posted on 08/10/2005 10:51:24 AM PDT by Cecily
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To: GatorGirl

For me it is very very very believable. This was about the money for this man and those he came in contact with.

Sadly the precedence is now set that a county judge can indeed pronounce a death sentence without due process.

No I am not a lawyer, but I have figured out that "precedence" reigns supreme over any law written out of that body called Congress.


28 posted on 08/10/2005 10:54:53 AM PDT by Just mythoughts
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To: Colonel_Flagg

hmmmm....I would guess his good buddy Greer....and the disgraced judge will, of course, grant the extension.


29 posted on 08/10/2005 10:54:55 AM PDT by Jrabbit
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To: marshmallow
LOL.

Ka-ching!

So where are all the people who claimed Schiavo wasn't in it for the money?

30 posted on 08/10/2005 10:55:00 AM PDT by veronica
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To: nuffsenuff; dennisw; SJackson

The "Guardian of the Year" set to cash in. *snicker*



31 posted on 08/10/2005 10:56:37 AM PDT by veronica
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To: marshmallow

I guess the money from the Leftist Death Squad is now being used to feed Cincy Sheehan during her "protest".


32 posted on 08/10/2005 10:57:15 AM PDT by threeleftsmakearight
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To: threeleftsmakearight

This dude has so much chutzpah, he'll probably sue the hospice for removing the feeding tube...


33 posted on 08/10/2005 10:59:07 AM PDT by veronica
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To: Maria S
"He's suing BECAUSE the feeding tube was removed because of a court order?"

No, he's suing because he knows he can! All those sleuth of favorable ruling in his behalf to kill Terri have clouded his egotistical brain. He feels invincible! He got away with murder and now he knows he'll get away with millions. He defeated all who opposed him, yes even the Governor of Fl, and buried the ashes in a secret location so the parents can't go to pay their respects to their own child...YEP, you bet your booties he feels invincible!!
34 posted on 08/10/2005 10:59:08 AM PDT by RoseofTexas (I)
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To: RoseofTexas

I think this just PROVES that they (the Schindlers) were right to question his reason for wanting her dead!!!

I hope the Schindlers get him in court on a wrongful death suit...for taking away her feeding tube.


35 posted on 08/10/2005 11:01:43 AM PDT by Txsleuth (Free Republic is #1!!!!!)
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To: marshmallow

This is what the Left doesn't understand about Faith.

Without the Scriptural assurances that opportunistic vultures like Michael will eternally reap what they sow, I, for one, would be compelled to (at minimum) slap him until I felt better.

Instead, I grind my teeth and try to forgive. Mind you, he ain't makin' it easy.


36 posted on 08/10/2005 11:04:21 AM PDT by Famishus (Ted Kennedy's car has killed more people than my gun.)
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To: marshmallow

Well, they did disconnect her feeding tube, leading directly to her death. Surely they should be held accountable for that...

Oh wait, that's not the "caregivers" he wants to sue.

Any chance he's looking to sue the two nurses who joined the "save terri" group?


37 posted on 08/10/2005 11:05:31 AM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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To: marshmallow

Michael Schiavo has asked a court to waive the two-year statute of limitations



The law doesn't matter? What the hell is this?

This can't be done, can it?


38 posted on 08/10/2005 11:07:06 AM PDT by Finalapproach29er (America is gradually becoming the Godless,out-of-control golden-calf scene,in "The Ten Commandments")
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To: marshmallow

Wonder how all the Michael defenders feel about this. I'd like to hear their 'defense' of this lawsuit. Anyone? Anyone? Bueller?


39 posted on 08/10/2005 11:07:40 AM PDT by MEGoody (Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.)
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To: marshmallow

I hope somebody finds something to sue this joker about.


40 posted on 08/10/2005 11:09:04 AM PDT by HitmanLV
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To: MEGoody

They are strangely absent from this thread. ;)


41 posted on 08/10/2005 11:10:02 AM PDT by veronica
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To: Finalapproach29er

His request to waive statute of limitations means he is trying to sue a medical provider based on alleged malpractice which occurred more than two years ago.

What on God's green earth could a doctor possibly do that would be worse than killing her?

I hope the waiver is granted, just so we can see this whole sordid affair unfold. If he is denied, we'll never know his theory of the case!


42 posted on 08/10/2005 11:13:05 AM PDT by GatorGirl (God Bless Pope Benedict XVI)
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To: veronica
This dude has so much chutzpah, he'll probably sue the hospice for removing the feeding tube...

Pain and suffering might be worth a nice piece of change. :

43 posted on 08/10/2005 11:14:57 AM PDT by SJackson (America...thru dissent and protest lost the ability to mobilize a will to win, Col Bui Tin, PAVN)
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later pingout.


44 posted on 08/10/2005 11:17:08 AM PDT by little jeremiah (A vitiated state of morals, a corrupted public conscience, are incompatible with freedom. P. Henry)
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To: marshmallow

Does anyone have an address for this grieving "husband?" It would only be proper to send him sympathy cards - even if they are a bit belated.


45 posted on 08/10/2005 11:17:10 AM PDT by ImpotentRage
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To: GatorGirl

I didn't know a judge had the power to "waive" a statute.

Has this happened before? If so, that is shocking; I can't believe I've never heard of such a thing.


46 posted on 08/10/2005 11:17:10 AM PDT by Finalapproach29er (America is gradually becoming the Godless,out-of-control golden-calf scene,in "The Ten Commandments")
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To: marshmallow
Michael Schiavo has asked a court to waive the two-year statute of limitations on filing a medical malpractice lawsuit against one or more of his deceased wife's caregivers.

Well they did interfere with and speak out against (how dare they!) his every effort to starve her to death. I thought all Michael was interested in was helping Terri end her life per her supposed wishes? He got his wish, she's dead, shouldn't he just get on with his life like he said he wanted to? Well, we know it's all about the money for him. His 15 minutes of fame have gone and he hasn't really cashed out. The girlfriend and 2 kids must be getting expensive, so he's here to try to milk more out of his late wife's life and death.

47 posted on 08/10/2005 11:22:01 AM PDT by fortunecookie
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Michael Schiavo Asks Court for Lawsuit Against Terri's Former Caregivers
by Steven Ertelt
LifeNews.com Editor
August 10, 2005

Clearwater, FL (LifeNews.com) -- Terri Schiavo's estranged husband Michael plans to file a lawsuit against her former caretakers. Michael asked a local court on Tuesday to waive the two year statute of limitations against such a lawsuit.

Mark Perenich, Michael's new attorney, who replaces euthanasia advocate George Felos, told the Tampa Bay Tribune newspaper he could not comment on the proposed lawsuit.

Under Florida law, legal action must be taken within two years of the alleged mistreatment unless an extension is granted.

Michael could be hoping to go after Florida Governor Jeb Bush or the Florida legislature, which passed Terri's Law in October 2003 authorizing Bush to ask doctors not to starve Terri to death.

Terri died on March 31 after a painful two week-long starvation and dehydration death following a local judge's decision Michael could end her life. Florida lawmakers failed to pass another bill allowing Bush to save her life a second time.

While Michael may be file suit based on possible mistreatment, nurses who cared for Terri over the years say he was responsible for mistreating her.

Nurse Carla Sauer Iyer cared for Terri during the mid 1990s and said that, after one visit by Michael in Terri's room for 20 minutes with the door shut, Iyer found Terri lethargic and "crying hysterically."

She checked Terri's blood sugar levels and they were barely showing any reading on the glucometer, she told Fox News. She also saw a vial of "insulin concealed in the trash bin."

Iyer told ABC Radio's Sean Hannity there were needle marks underneath Terri's breast, under her arms, and in her groin area.

Iyer, who submitted affidavits during the legal battles between Michael and Terri's parents, told Hannity's radio program that Michael would complain when staff would take care of her or feed her. He would also refused to provide her with any rehabilitative treatment.

"[T]hat's therapy -- take that washcloth out," he would tell Iyer.

Another nurse, Heidi Law, said she witnessed an occasion similar to the insulin incident Iyer reports.

"I witnessed an occasion extremely similar to that and wasn't aware that somebody else had," Law told Hannity.

"I had gone into her room and she had quite the clammy fever -- or what felt like one -- and I went to the charge nurse immediately," Law explained.

Law said everything she saw led her to believe her sugar levels were "off the charts."

She told the ABC News radio show host that the episode happened just after Michael had left the room after visiting Terri privately.

Law said she had never met Iyer or spoken to her about the incidents.

48 posted on 08/10/2005 11:22:31 AM PDT by SJackson (America...thru dissent and protest lost the ability to mobilize a will to win, Col Bui Tin, PAVN)
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To: PreviouslyA-Lurker

But Michael always had her best interests at heart, more than her parents and siblings ever did because ....her was her husband....he loved her.....he knew what she wanted.....in fact, even now in this new lawsuit, Michael's still only doing what Terri would have wanted...../sarcasm

he's the scum of the earth.


49 posted on 08/10/2005 11:23:07 AM PDT by nicmarlo
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To: Finalapproach29er

Time standards can be waived by the court upon a showing of "good cause". Usually it's based on mistake, inadvertence, inexcusable neglect. Involuntary waivers are rare and you have to make a good case, but it can be done.

Individuals have the right to waive statutes of limitations by contract as well.

That part is not what is shocking to me. What is shocking to me is that a guy whose sole purpose in life for the last eight years has been to kill his disabled wife is looking to sue someone over her treatment.


50 posted on 08/10/2005 11:23:40 AM PDT by GatorGirl (God Bless Pope Benedict XVI)
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