Contact Us
Greenburgh Daily Voice serves Ardsley, Edgemont & Greenburgh
Return to your home site


Greenburgh Daily Voice serves Ardsley, Edgemont & Greenburgh

Nearby Towns

Breaking News: Stop-Go Traffic After Route 6 Reopens Following Accident

Greenburgh Doctor Sued In Joan Rivers Death Faced Earlier Malpractice Suit

GREENBURGH, N.Y. – Dr. Renuka Bankulla, the Greenburgh resident and lead anesthesiologist in Joan Rivers' fatal procedure, settled a previous malpractice lawsuit in 2005 for $4 million, according to the New York Daily News.

According to the report, Bankulla was sued for her involvement in a case in the Bronx where a mother died in childbirth while undergoing a C-section.

Bankulla and Bronx Lebanon Hospital settled the lawsuit in 2005 for $4 million: $1 million to the estate of the mother, Consuelo Martinez, and $3 million to her son, Erik, the paper reported.

Rivers, a Larchmont native, died from complications during a procedure that was designed to evaluate her stomach and reflux issues

to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.

Welcome to

Greenburgh Daily Voice!

Serves Ardsley, Edgemont & Greenburgh

This is a one time message inviting you to keep in touch

Get important news about your town as it happens.