Kathy Wilson had to pay to have her husband Jim’s body exhumed because the medical examiner made the wrong ruling in his death. An autopsy showed James Wilson died of injuries sustained in a car wreck -- not of a heart attack. The distinction was important because his insurance policies didn't pay in case of a natural death.
Kathy Wilson had to pay to have her husband Jim’s body exhumed because the medical examiner made the wrong ruling in his death. An autopsy showed James Wilson died of injuries sustained in a car wreck -- not of a heart attack. The distinction was important because his insurance policies didn't pay in case of a natural death. jwillhelm@charlotteobserver.com
Kathy Wilson had to pay to have her husband Jim’s body exhumed because the medical examiner made the wrong ruling in his death. An autopsy showed James Wilson died of injuries sustained in a car wreck -- not of a heart attack. The distinction was important because his insurance policies didn't pay in case of a natural death. jwillhelm@charlotteobserver.com

Shoddy investigations by NC medical examiners leave families in pain

May 17, 2014 3:30 PM