Lesbian Sues When Partner Dies Alone in Florida Hospital - ABC News
Lesbians Sue When Partners Die Alone - ABC News
Lisa Pond was playing basketball with her three children when she
collapsed from an aneurysm on the first day of a 2007 anniversary
cruise ship vacation.
But after the 39-year-old was rushed by ambulance to a Florida medical center, she fought for her life alone.
Her partner of 18 years, Janice Langbehn, said she was not allowed to see Pond for eight hours as she lay dying, and their children were never given the chance to say goodbye. READ MORE
Janice Langbehn, 40, with three of her children: Daniel, 13, David, 11, and Katie 9. Langbehn, who is from Lacey, Wash., is suing a Florida hospital for denying her access to her partner of 18 years [Lisa Pond in framed photo] when she was dying of an aneruysm. (Photo by DJ Bradley)