Published in AIDS Weekly, April 22nd, 2002
David Autrey filed the lawsuit March 15, 2002, in Dallas, San Antonio television station KMOL has reported. The lawsuit names Abbott Laboratories; Dr. Mark Elliott Lawrence, a surgeon; Scott & White Clinic; and the South Texas Blood and Tissue center.
Medical experts confirm the Autrey case is the first time in three years that HIV-tainted blood has slipped through the nation's tougher screening system.
Autrey, 51, who is living in Durango, was infected from an August 2000 blood transfusion...
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