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Latest Loss of chance in English law Stories

2008-08-03 03:00:27

By Laura Crimaldi, Boston Herald Aug. 3--Physicians can now be held liable for negligent acts that reduce a patient's chance of survival even if the patient's odds for recovery had already been less than 50 percent, the Supreme Judicial Court has declared in a groundbreaking ruling.

2008-07-25 12:01:20

BOSTON - The state supreme court has upheld a jury award against a Norwood physician accused of negligence in the case of a Sharon man who died of cancer in 1999.


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immane
  • Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.
The word 'immane' comes from the Latin word 'immanis', 'enormous'.
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