Joel Brakken Jan. 27, 2014, 2:23pm

A woman is suing her deceased husband''s doctor claiming wrongful death.

Laura Wallendorf, special administrator of the estate of David Wallendorf, filed a wrongful death lawsuit Jan. 13 in Madison County Circuit Court against St. Anthony's Physician Group and Dr. Colin Butterfield, individually and as an agent of St. Anthony's Physician Group.

The complaint says David Wallendorf died on Feb. 17, while under the care of Dr. Colin Butterfield at St. Anthony's Physician Group.

The defendants allegedly failed to order a cardiology consult, failed to diagnose thrombus in the right coronary artery with hemorrhage in left ventricular epicardium and failed to order appropriate testing. The complaint claims as a result of the alleged negligence, David went into full cardiac arrest and suffered thrombus, leading to his death.

Laura Wallendorf is seeking damages in excess of $50,000 and court costs.

She is being represented in the case by Edward W. Unsell.

Madison County District Court Case No. 14L60.

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