April 24, 2024

Heart Transplant Patient’s Widow Sues

The widow of a volunteer for an experimental artificial heart is suing the manufacturer and hospital involved. Read the AP story on Yahoo.com.

Interestingly, the basis for the suit is not pain and suffering but the “inconvenience” of being examined repeatedly. What is not discussed in the article is the patient’s previous condition. Did he gain extra months of life? One suspects so, otherwise, why volunteer for an obviously risky procedure.


Marc is a software developer, writer, and part-time political know-it-all who currently resides in Texas in the good ol' U.S.A.

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