Mother sues Westchester Medical Center over claim nurse slapped child with autism

The suit was filed in State Supreme Court,

The suit was filed in State Supreme Court, but a date has not yet been set for a trial.

A Peekskill mother is suing Westchester Medical Center and others for $3 million after she says a nurse slapped her son with autism.

Rogelio "R.J." James was supposed to be having a simple dental procedure last October when his mother, Yolanda Stewart, says he was slapped by a nurse. R.J. was referred to the center by a dentist at the Westchester Institute for Human Development, who determined...

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