Parents Sue Doctors for Reviving Baby
Because the child survived with serious disabilities. But the Supreme Court of Washington-State threw it out. Good. Imagine if a court ruled that saving the life of a disabled baby could bring liability, but not saving the life of an able-bodied baby. Saving a life in such circumstances should not bring legal liability, or the benefit of the doubt will fall on the side of death--already a growing problem in America's hospitals.
HT: Deborah Kelly
Labels: CPR was not Negligence