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Antonio Meño Ortega
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Birth: 1968
Madrid, Spain
Death: Oct. 28, 2012
Madrid, Spain

Spaniard Law student who was in a 23-year coma brought on by medical negligence. He was 21 when he went into a vegetative coma on July 3, 1989, after undergoing a rhinoplasty at a Madrid clinic, that later was absolved of blame in lawsuits filed by his parents. After a lengthy legal battle, where justice had condemned the parents to pay 400,000 euros and had repossessed his house, the family camped in the Plaza Jacinto Benavente of Madrid, opposite the Ministry of Justice, during 522 days.
One afternoon, happened by chance through the square where the family was camping a surgeon who had been present during Meño's operation, learned what had happened and offered to testify that the anesthesiologist was away from the operating room when the patient's heart rhythm became irregular.
His testimony helped the Supreme Court who annulled the first decision and condemned the hospital's insurer to pay indeminzación of more than one million euro to the parents of Antonio Meño. that not satisfy the family but was accepted.
After spend over 23 years on deep coma, Antonio died in a Móstoles Hospital in Madrid.

Cementerio de Mostoles
Madrid, Spain
Created by: Errete
Record added: Oct 31, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 99965660
Antonio Meño Ortega
Added by: Errete
Antonio Meño Ortega
Added by: Errete
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