Widow of Judge Michael Melkonian wins $7.6 million in wrongful death lawsuit against Albany Med
ALBANY — A state Supreme Court civil jury took less than two hours on Wednesday to unanimously find that Albany Medical Center Hospital negligently botched a heart emergency that claimed the judge’s life. of the Michael Melkonian Court of Claims in 2019.
The jury voted 6-0 to find in favor of the plaintiff, the late judge’s wife, Caroline, who sued for wrongful death and negligence. Jurors awarded the judge’s wife and two children a total of $7.6 million.