Naval Hospital Jacksonville Under Fire for Leaving Needle in Woman’s Spine Following C-Section

A medical malpractice lawsuit was recently filed by Cronin & Maxwell, a Jacksonville-based law firm, on behalf of a mother who had a needle left inside her spine when she underwent a C-section 15 years ago. The suit was filed against the Naval Hospital Jacksonville and alleges the medical facility “covered up a medical mistake by leaving three centimeters of a broken needle inside” Amy Bright’s spine. Despite the fact that Bright had her C-section 15 years ago, she just learned last year that the needle was “still lodged in her spine.”