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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.
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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