Court affirms $2.14 million award in blood transfusion case.

  • Published 1995 in AIDS policy & law

Abstract

An Illinois Court of Appeals ruled that State laws require blood suppliers to exceed their screening standards when it is apparent that the standards are inadequate to protect blood recipients from disease. A jury awarded $2.14 million to the family of a man who contracted HIV from a 1984 blood transfusion. Jurors considered whether the blood bank, United… (More)

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