TITLE

Louisiana facilities fight class action over transfusions

AUTHOR(S)
Bradford, Michael
PUB. DATE
July 2000
SOURCE
Business Insurance;07/24/2000, Vol. 34 Issue 30, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
3403399

 

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