Louisiana facilities fight class action over transfusions

Bradford, Michael
July 2000
Business Insurance;07/24/2000, Vol. 34 Issue 30, p3
Focuses on the efforts of Louisiana hospitals and blood banks to defend themselves against scores of hepatitis C claims. Expected impact of the hundreds of lawsuits on the facilities; Allegations made by the plaintiffs over transfusions of blood tainted with hepatitis C virus; Unusual nature of the suit seeking class-action status; Complications arising from the lawsuits.


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