Reusing syringes and vials leads to class action suits

by • March 1, 2008 • UncategorizedComments Off on Reusing syringes and vials leads to class action suits1212

The Nevada clinic accused of reusing syringes and spreading hepatitis and HIV to several patients has been named in a class action lawsuit that could involve as many as 40,000 people.

The Endoscopy Center of Southern Nevada is being asked to pay for tests for the HIV antibody, hepatitis B and C and damages for pain and suffering, according to the Las Vegas Sun. Attorneys Will Kemp, Gerald Gillock and Peter Wetehrall have filed suits.

Plaintiffs without actual infections may seek emotional distress damages. Nevada has tort caps of $350,000. 

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