TITLE

Blood Banks: Functioning as Health Care Providers--Smith v. Paslode Corp

PUB. DATE
September 1993
SOURCE
American Journal of Law & Medicine;1993, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p345
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the lawsuit filed by hemophiliac Kevin Smith in Missouri to claim damages against the Red Cross Blood Bank after his diagnosis of HIV. Infusion of Smith with cryoprecipitate after surgery to prevent blood clots; Liability of the Red Cross as a health services provider under state laws; Exclusion of blood banks from the protection of the statute of limitations.
ACCESSION #
6328574

 

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