Hypodermic needle in towel pricks woman's palm, $25,000 verdict awarded

Gatto, Jon T.; Delaney, Blake J.
April 2008
Healthcare Risk Management;Apr2008 Supplement, p1
The article presents a court case where a woman sued a hospital for negligence when she was accidentally pricked by a used hypodermic needle, in which she subsequently underwent a preventive regimen of medicines for hepatitis B and a series of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) tests.


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