[rescue] LCD monitor diagnosis

Sandwich Maker adh at an.bradford.ma.us
Sat Apr 29 18:52:22 CDT 2006

" From: Don Y <dgy at DakotaCom.Net>
" I have two neighbors who've both suffered big time problems
" due to medical mistakes (i.e. confined to a bed for life
" at 50 yrs of age, eating through a tube, etc.).  Yet, for
" *them* to try to get redress through the courts is near
" impossible (doctors now sue *you* for bringing a suit
" against *them*.  :< )

my uncle was a research md.  had a woman come to him, explain she'd
tried all the routine available therapies and nothing had worked.
could she -please-please-please- try his experimental approach?  he
explained it was experimental.  it was still unreliable.  there was no
way to predict how well or even if it would work for her.  it hadn't
been refined and systematized yet.  it hadn't been approved for
routine use on patients.  she would have to sign a very explicit
release, stating she understood and accepted the risks of experimental

it didn't help her.  she sued, for several million dollars.

he beat it, of course.  but it took a lot of time and energy, and if
he hadn't had deep enough pockets to fight...

he gave up accepting patients for anything after that.
Andrew Hay                                  the genius nature
internet rambler                            is to see what all have seen
adh at an.bradford.ma.us                       and think what none thought

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