Patient suicide leads to $9 million Texas verdict

Gatto, Jon T.; Delaney, Blake J.
December 2008
Healthcare Risk Management;Dec2008 Legal Review, Vol. 30, p1
The article presents a case of a 41-year-old attorney who committed suicide after suffering from severe neurological disorder.


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