10/07/2014 // West Palm Beach, Florida, US // JusticeNewsFlash // Justice News Flash // (press release)
New York – Sources say the daughter of late comedian Joan Rivers may file a lawsuit over her mother’s death. As reported by the UK Daily Mail, a family friend is stated to have revealed to the news source that Melissa Rivers plans to sue to Yorkville Endoscopy Clinic in Manhattan where her mother underwent throat surgery.
The friend is quoted in the report as stating, “Melissa does plan to sue the clinic. It’s very difficult to discuss something so unpleasant with her, but she is going to launch a lawsuit.”
Joan Rivers died following complications that resulted from the endoscopy procedure. The New York Department of Health is investigating the comedic legend’s death. An exact cause of death has yet to be released by the New York Medical Examiner’s Office.
Rivers was 81-years-old at the time of her death.
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