Parents can't recover damages from infant's needlestick.

  • Published 1998 in AIDS policy & law


A Louisiana court ruled that the parents of a toddler stuck accidentally by a needle cannot recover damages for fear of AIDS; the child is entitled to damages. [Name removed] and [name removed], parents of [name removed], claimed negligent infliction of emotional distress when [name removed] was stuck by a contaminated needle at the Allen Parish Health Unit… (More)


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