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Joan Rivers Lawsuit Settlement Reached

Joan Rivers Lawsuit SettlementThe Joan Rivers malpractice lawsuit has settled for millions of dollars according to TMZ.com.

Melissa Rivers , the daughter of legendary comedian Joan Rivers sued Yorkville Endoscopy as well as Dr. Gwen Korovin, the doctor who allegedly was not authorized to be in the surgery room and was working on Joan when the emergency occurred.

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Legendary Comedian Joan Rivers wins Grammy for “Diary Of A Mad Diva”

Joan Rivers Wins Grammy AwardLegendary comedian Joan Rivers was honored at Sunday’s 57th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.

Joan Rivers, who passed away on September 4, 2014, won her first Grammy Award, for best spoken word album, a posthumous honor for the audio book recording of her memoir, “Diary Of A Mad Diva.”

Rivers’ daughter, Melissa, was at the awards show to accept the honor saying “If my mother were here, she would not only be honored with this award, she would have it copied and on the air on QVC within the hour.”

Joan Rivers Autopsy Results Reveals “Lack of Oxygen”

The New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner released the results of their investigation into the death of Joan Rivers.

Joan Rivers died of lack of oxygenRivers,  passed away on September 04,  during a routine throat procedure at Yorkville Endoscopy.

The exact cause to be ‘anoxic encephalopathy’ due to ‘hypoxic arrest‘ during laryngoscopy and upper gastrointestinal endoscopy.

 The purpose of  the procedure was to evaluate changes in her voice and to deal with acid reflux.

NOTEL  Brain hypoxia, also called cerebral hypoxia, is decreased oxygen in the brain.

The medical examiners report  also notes that the 81-year-old  was sedated with Propofol during the procedure.

Propofol (Diprivan) slows the activity of your brain and nervous system.  Propofol is used News Gossip Entertainmentto help you relax before and during general anesthesia for surgery or other medical procedures. It is also used in critically ill patients who require a breathing tube connected to a ventilator (a machine that moves air in and out of the lungs when a person cannot breathe on their own).

Hypoxic arrest‘  is also referred to as predictable complication of medical therapy.’

Joan Rivers Walks Out Durning CNN Interview

“The first time I see a jogger smiling, I’ll consider it.” Quote ~ Joan Rivers

Joan Rivers Doctor Denies Selfie Rumors

“It’s a lie!”  I did not take a “selfie.”

Gwen Korovin ENT DoctorAccording to Dr. Gwen Korovin, Joan Rivers personal Otolaryngologist who was performing an unauthorized procedure on the comedienne when she stopped breathing on Sept. 04th  is defending herself against a claim made by CNN.

The news web site reported that the “throat doctor of the stars” was rumored to have taken”selfie” during the procedure. 

Sources closely connected with the doctor say  Dr. Korovin has made it clear … she says the CNN story is absolutely wrong. The network reported a staff member at Yorkville Endoscopy clinic told investigators the doctor took the pic.

Rivers, 81, was at the clinic for a scheduled endoscopy by another doctor, gastroenterologist Dr. Lawrence Cohen. That procedure, intended to help diagnose her hoarse voice and sore throat, involved the insertion of a camera down her throat.

A staff member at Manhattan’s Yorkville Endoscopy clinic told investigators that the doctor, took a selfie photo in the procedure room while Rivers was under anesthesia.  Full story here

Joan Rivers’ Doctor was Performing Biopsy

Joan Rivers’ Doctor was Performing Biopsy

Identity of doctor who operated on Joan Rivers was Dr. Gwen Korovin, MD a  board certified Otolaryngologists

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Details surrounding the circumstances  in the death of Joan Rivers have surface and according to sources...Joan Rivers’ personal doctor Dr. Gwen Korovin,  54, was performing  the  unauthorized biopsy on the comedienne when she stopped breathing  and went into cardiac arrest on Aug. 28.

Dr. Korovin an Otolaryngologist, has 26 years of experience, has been called Broadway’s throat doc and the keeper of high-profile pipes.  She has  treated some of  the biggest celebs in the world  such as Lady Gaga, Hugh Jackman, Celine Dion, John Mayer, Brooke Shields, Kristin Chenoweth, Julie Andrews and Barbara Cook to name a few.

It is also reported that Korovin, was not authorized to practice medicine at Yorkville Endoscopy center took a selfie during the procedure…bad idea don’t you think?

Joan Rivers died on Sept. 4 at age 81.

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