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June 26, 1990
An attorney for Patti Frustaci, the Riverside woman who gave birth to septuplets after taking fertility drugs, accused the doctor whom Frustaci is suing for malpractice of sending an important witness out of the country so that he could not testify. The witness, Dr. Ezio Zanutta, who practiced at the Westwood clinic co-owned by defendant Jaroslav Marik, also treated Frustaci.
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July 11, 1990 | NANCY HILL-HOLTZMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Riverside couple and their three surviving septuplets on Tuesday settled their medical malpractice and wrongful-death lawsuit against a Los Angeles infertility clinic for up to $6 million. Then an attorney made the startling announcement that the mother, Patti Frustaci, is pregnant with healthy twins after taking the same potent fertility drug that she took before conceiving the nation's first septuplets in 1984.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 10, 1990
Against the wishes of a doctor accused of malpractice, Patti Frustaci, a Riverside woman who gave birth to the nation's first septuplets in 1985, and her husband, Sam, have agreed to settle their suit against the infertility clinic that treated her, representatives for both sides said Monday. Terms of the settlement will not be revealed until it is made final and recorded in Santa Monica Superior Court today. The Frustacis, whose babies were born at St.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 10, 1990
Against the wishes of a doctor accused of malpractice, Patti Frustaci, a Riverside woman who gave birth to the nation's first septuplets in 1985, and her husband, Sam, have agreed to settle their suit against the infertility clinic that treated her, representatives for both sides said Monday. Terms of the settlement will not be revealed until it is made final and recorded in Santa Monica Superior Court today. The Frustacis, whose babies were born at St.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 10, 1990
Against the wishes of the doctor accused of malpractice, Patti Frustaci, a Riverside woman who gave birth to the nation's first septuplets in 1985, and her husband, Sam, have agreed to settle their suit against the infertility clinic that treated her, representatives for both sides said Monday. Terms of the settlement will not be revealed until it is made final and recorded in Santa Monica Superior Court today. The Frustacis allege infertility specialist Dr.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 9, 1985 | GARY JARLSON, Times Staff Writer
Patti and Sam Frustaci, parents of the first septuplets born in the United States, Tuesday sued the West Los Angeles clinic and the doctor who treated the mother with fertility drugs. The lawsuit, filed in Los Angeles Superior Court, accuses Dr. Jaroslav Marik and the Tyler Medical Clinic of medical malpractice and causing wrongful deaths through failure to properly care for Patti Frustaci while she was being treated with the fertility drug Pergonal in the fall of 1984.
NEWS
July 11, 1990 | NANCY HILL-HOLTZMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Riverside couple and their three surviving septuplets on Tuesday settled their medical malpractice and wrongful-death lawsuit against a Los Angeles infertility clinic for up to $6 million. Then an attorney made the startling announcement that the mother, Patti Frustaci, is pregnant with healthy twins after taking the same potent fertility drug that she took before conceiving the nation's first septuplets in 1984.
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April 29, 1990 | NANCY HILL-HOLTZMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A smiling little girl, eyes twinkling behind Coke-bottle glasses, opens the door of her brand-new home in a tract alongside the orange groves on the outskirts of Riverside. Her brother, smaller, thinner, but with the same sunny countenance, chatters merrily by her side. From the look of it, the boy could be a year younger than his sister. In fact, the two were born but a moment apart, and they had company. Five more babies emerged from the same womb, all under 2 pounds. One was stillborn.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 3, 1985
A lawsuit filed against a West Los Angeles doctor by Patti and Sam Frustaci, parents of the first septuplets born in the United States, Monday was ordered moved from Los Angeles to Santa Monica. Superior Court Judge Jack Goertzen agreed with attorneys for Dr. Jaroslav Marik and the Tyler Medical Clinic that Santa Monica would be a more convenient location for witnesses expected to be called in the lengthy malpractice trial.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 22, 1986 | JEFFREY A. PERLMAN, Times Staff Writer
The first birthday for three surviving septuplets born to Patti and Sam Frustaci was marked Wednesday by disclosures that the two boys have cerebral palsy and all three suffer from eye, hearing and breathing disorders. Janice M. Corsino, an attorney with the Los Angeles firm that represents the Frustacis, said the infants have been attached to monitors that sound a warning when breathing stops. "What happens is that then they're stimulated to start breathing again."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 10, 1990
Against the wishes of the doctor accused of malpractice, Patti Frustaci, a Riverside woman who gave birth to the nation's first septuplets in 1985, and her husband, Sam, have agreed to settle their suit against the infertility clinic that treated her, representatives for both sides said Monday. Terms of the settlement will not be revealed until it is made final and recorded in Santa Monica Superior Court today. The Frustacis allege infertility specialist Dr.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 26, 1990
An attorney for Patti Frustaci, the Riverside woman who gave birth to septuplets after taking fertility drugs, accused the doctor whom Frustaci is suing for malpractice of sending an important witness out of the country so that he could not testify. The witness, Dr. Ezio Zanutta, who practiced at the Westwood clinic co-owned by defendant Jaroslav Marik, also treated Frustaci.
NEWS
April 29, 1990 | NANCY HILL-HOLTZMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A smiling little girl, eyes twinkling behind Coke-bottle glasses, opens the door of her brand-new home in a tract alongside the orange groves on the outskirts of Riverside. Her brother, smaller, thinner, but with the same sunny countenance, chatters merrily by her side. From the look of it, the boy could be a year younger than his sister. In fact, the two were born but a moment apart, and they had company. Five more babies emerged from the same womb, all under 2 pounds. One was stillborn.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 9, 1985 | GARY JARLSON, Times Staff Writer
Patti and Sam Frustaci, parents of the first septuplets born in the United States, Tuesday sued the West Los Angeles clinic and the doctor who treated the mother with fertility drugs. The lawsuit, filed in Los Angeles Superior Court, accuses Dr. Jaroslav Marik and the Tyler Medical Clinic of medical malpractice and causing wrongful deaths through failure to properly care for Patti Frustaci while she was being treated with the fertility drug Pergonal in the fall of 1984.
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October 8, 1985 | From Associated Press
The parents of America's first septuplets today filed a malpractice and wrongful-death suit seeking more than $2.2 million against the doctor and clinic that gave fertility drugs to Patti Frustaci, their lawyer said. The Superior Court suit by Sam and Patti Frustaci of Riverside alleges medical malpractice and four wrongful deaths as a result of treatment at Tyler Medical Center by Dr. Jaroslav Marik, attorney Browne Greene said.
NEWS
May 22, 1986
The first birthday for three surviving septuplets born to Patti and Sam Frustaci was marked Wednesday by disclosures that the two boys have cerebral palsy and all three suffer from eye, hearing and breathing disorders. Janice Corsino, an attorney at the Los Angeles firm that represents the Riverside family, said the two boys have had hernia surgery and all the infants have been attached to monitors that sound a warning when breathing stops.
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