Published in AIDS Weekly, July 19th, 2004
In a 4-1 ruling, the state Supreme Court reversed a 2000 verdict that had cleared Charleston Area Medical Center and Edward Wright, MD, of blame in the death of Freddie Grounds.
Grounds, a hemophiliac, required a blood transfusion at CAMC after he was struck in the chest with a mine timber in 1983. The blood product he received, manufactured by a division of Bayer Corp., was infected. He was diagnosed with AIDS 3 years later and died in 1995.
Grounds transmitted the...
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