Trevor Noah sues NYC Hospital for Special Surgery, orthopedic surgeon for ‘negligence’
Host Trevor Noah on stage at the 63rd Grammy Awards outside Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, March 14, 2021. - Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times/TNS

NEW YORK — Trevor Noah has sued the Hospital for Special Surgery and an orthopedic surgeon following an alleged botched surgery last year. The 37-year-old host of Comedy Central’s Daily Show filed suit in Manhattan Supreme Court against the hospital and orthopedic surgeon Riley J. Williams III alleging they were negligent while he was in their care. Noah was treated at the hospital between August 2020 and December 2020 for “various medical conditions and other related treatment, including surgery which was performed on November 23, 2020,” says the suit, filed Nov. 29. Noah was bedridden and un...