Saturday, October 18, 2008

Jury Awards $400,000 to Deaf Patient for Denial of

A Hudson County jury's $400,000 verdict for a deaf patient whose doctor refused her an interpreter may be a wake-up call for all professionals -- including lawyers -- that they risk liability for disability discrimination.

Worse, malpractice liability insurance does not usually cover such liability, says plaintiff's attorney Clara Smit. read more

1 comment:

Merelyme said...

hey jim! just popping over to say hello...i need to catch up with your blog. it has been awhile.