Judge Throws out Case against Doctor in Towel Left in Patient Trial

Cleveland, OH - New developments in the case of a doctor and the Cleveland Clinic on trial for leaving a towel in a woman's body after surgery.

19 Action News has learned the judge has just thrown out the case against Dr. Jeffrey Miller - saying he had nothing to do with the towel.

But claims against the Cleveland Clinic will still be heard by a jury.

The Clinic has admitted negligence, although attorneys have also argued the towel may have helped prolong the woman's life.