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Wednesday, June 06, 2012

CBS: Bus driver accuses Conn. hospital of watching baseball game instead of treating his erection

(CBS/AP) NEW HAVEN, Conn. - A bus driver has sued a Connecticut hospital, saying staff at an affiliated facility failed to promptly and properly treat his painful erection and watched a baseball game on television while he waited.
Daren Scott of Brockton, Mass., is seeking $2 million in his federal lawsuit against Yale-New Haven Hospital. The lawsuit says Scott was diagnosed before the incident with recurrent priapism, a persistent prolonged erection that isn’t caused by sexual arousal, according to the Mayo Clinic. Found most commonly in boys between 5 and 10 years old and in men between the ages of 20 to 50, it normally needs immediate medical attention to prevent tissue damage.

While waiting, Scott said he noticed that the facility’s staff, including physicians on duty, was watching the game on TV. Scott says his pain worsened and he told a nurse.

“Notwithstanding this call for help, the staff, including the physicians, continued to watch the baseball game and ignore plaintiff’s condition,” the lawsuit states.

Tripon Posted: June 06, 2012 at 02:21 AM | 25 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Knock on any Iorg Posted: June 06, 2012 at 06:49 AM (#4149543)
I thought thinking of baseball is supposed to help such problems. Maybe he should have been the one watching the game.
   2. Infinite Joost (Voxter) Posted: June 06, 2012 at 07:08 AM (#4149550)
That's the most expensive hardon in history.
   3. Howie Menckel Posted: June 06, 2012 at 07:14 AM (#4149551)

"Found most commonly in boys between 5 and 10 years old and in men between the ages of 20 to 50,"

and wished for most by those in between those ages
   4. bobm Posted: June 06, 2012 at 07:43 AM (#4149558)
Making him wait was a real boner, especially since the hospital wasn't short-staffed.
   5. Best Regards, President of Comfort, Esq. Posted: June 06, 2012 at 07:53 AM (#4149559)
"Found most commonly in boys between 5 and 10 years old and in men between the ages of 20 to 50,"

and wished for most by those in between those ages
No, they still get erections, but since they're always sexually aroused, you can't figure out if it's caused by that or not.
   6. Greasy Neale Heaton (Dan Lee) Posted: June 06, 2012 at 08:04 AM (#4149562)
The good news is that it wasn't as long-lasting as Merkle's Boner. That thing's still around 104 years later.
   7. Shooty Survived the Shutdown of '14! Posted: June 06, 2012 at 08:08 AM (#4149564)
Would you take a 60 mph fastball to your dangerously long-lasting erection for a million dollars?
   8. Fancy Pants Handles lap changes with class Posted: June 06, 2012 at 08:36 AM (#4149580)
Shuld have gone to a different kind of professional...
   9. Fancy Pants Handles lap changes with class Posted: June 06, 2012 at 08:38 AM (#4149581)
including physicians on duty

Also, how would he know that? Were they wearing big, flashing "on duty" hats?
   10. Fancy Pants Handles lap changes with class Posted: June 06, 2012 at 08:39 AM (#4149584)
Also, also, for 2m bucks, your dick had better have fallen off.
   11. Jose Can Still Seabiscuit Posted: June 06, 2012 at 08:39 AM (#4149585)
   12. BDC Posted: June 06, 2012 at 09:06 AM (#4149604)
So what game were they watching? April 19, 2009 was a Sunday. It would be great if a lawyer got up in court and proved that all the day's games were over by the time the bus pulled into the hospital. Perry Mason logs into B-Ref …
   13. The Chanumas Spirit Posted: June 06, 2012 at 09:31 AM (#4149623)
That's the most expensive hardon in history.


Nah, this one made $7M with the Cubs in 2009
   14. DKDC Posted: June 06, 2012 at 09:35 AM (#4149625)
My version of TFA says it was April 17, 2009.

I'd guess it was the Yankees game. It was a Friday day game, and the Yankees rallied to beat the Indians by one after Joba was knocked out earlier. The Yankees hit 5 home runs.
   15. A big pile of nonsense (gef the talking mongoose) Posted: June 06, 2012 at 09:51 AM (#4149632)
Found most commonly in boys between 5 and 10 years old


Is there a Sandusky/Paterno thread anywhere?

and in men between the ages of 20 to 50,"


Paging Rear Admiral Mike Piazza. Rear Admiral Mike Piazza, please report to the thread.

   16. phredbird Posted: June 06, 2012 at 10:50 AM (#4149681)
"Found most commonly in boys between 5 and 10 years old and in men between the ages of 20 to 50,"


behold!
   17. TerpNats Posted: June 06, 2012 at 11:09 AM (#4149698)
My version of TFA says it was April 17, 2009.

I'd guess it was the Yankees game. It was a Friday day game, and the Yankees rallied to beat the Indians by one after Joba was knocked out earlier. The Yankees hit 5 home runs.
That also was game #2 at the new Yankee Stadium, perhaps accounting for the additional interest. (And remember how after that series, everyone believed the new Stadium was going to be a Baker Bowl-like bandbox? You don't hear much of that anymore. Now that the old Stadium next door is no longer with us, the wind currents probably have changed, normalizing the park somewhat.)
   18. Swoboda is freedom Posted: June 06, 2012 at 12:09 PM (#4149777)
Well when it was time to pay the hospital bill, I hoped the guy stiffed them.


Thank you. I will be here all week. Don't forget to tip your waitresses.
   19. Edmundo got dem ol' Kozma blues again mama Posted: June 06, 2012 at 12:37 PM (#4149809)
Hey, I got your tip right here, Swoboda!
   20. asinwreck Posted: June 06, 2012 at 12:39 PM (#4149811)
The good news is that it wasn't as long-lasting as Merkle's Boner. That thing's still around 104 years later.


And still hurts.
   21. The District Attorney Posted: June 06, 2012 at 12:47 PM (#4149819)
The erection had only lasted three hours and 55 minutes, so the doctor was correct to wait.
   22. Tripon Posted: June 06, 2012 at 06:40 PM (#4150190)
Baseball is not for wimps
   23. DA Baracus Posted: June 06, 2012 at 06:45 PM (#4150192)
While waiting, Scott said he noticed that the facility’s staff, including physicians on duty, was watching the game on TV.


Maybe it was a really good game.
   24. Steve Parris, Je t'aime Posted: June 06, 2012 at 07:56 PM (#4150250)
So what game were they watching? April 19, 2009 was a Sunday.

My version of TFA says it was April 17, 2009.


You're both wrong, because Wang pitched on the 18th.
   25. McCoy Posted: June 06, 2012 at 08:27 PM (#4150274)
Don't forget to tip your waitress

Literally!

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