The “Emergent Circumstances” Exception to the Need for Consent: The Texas Supreme Court Ruling in Miller v. HCA


The Texas Supreme Court has issued its long-awaited ruling in Miller v. HCA (Texas Supreme Court No. 01-0079 September 30, 2003) the case in which a Houston jury had awarded $60 million in real and punitive damages to a Texas couple whose 23-week, 615-g infant was resuscitated over the parents’ objections. The state Supreme Court upheld the 2-1 finding of… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/