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Court Says Patient Can Sue For Battery In Pain Killer Case (access required)

Giving a medication to a patient against her will constitutes battery, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled.In a unanimous opinion released June 16, the state’s high court also ruled that portions of Arizona’s Medical Malpractice Act violate the state Constitution’s right to recover damages for injury.The opinion requires that Maricopa County Superior Court reconsider a lawsuit ...

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This is Main Street in Bisbee on January 21, 1916, the day after the biggest snowfall in city history. The storm began on January 19 with heavy winds that tore off roofs in the Warren District. The wind abated, the sky cleared briefly—then it began to rain. The streets soon ran like rivers. The sky cleared again in the afternoon, but by 5 p.m. snow began to fall, increasing throughout the night until by morning all of southern Arizona from Benson to the Mexican border was blanketed.