Published in Blood Weekly, March 23rd, 1998
Toronto lawyer David Harvey, who represented the hemophiliacs, said the suit seeks C$3.8 billion ($2.7 billion) in damages and he claimed it was the largest tainted-blood class action lawsuit in the world.
"They (the Canadian government) have forced our hand and forced us into the courts which is a place we all agree we don't want to be," Harvey said.
Hepatitis C is a degenerative liver disease that can lie dormant for years...
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