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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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