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US company fined for reckless deaths

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: (Published 09 March 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:597
  1. Erik Gunn

    In what is believed to be the first case of its kind in the US, a company that ran a medical laboratory was fined $20000 (pounds sterling13333) on two counts of reckless homicide in the deaths of two women whose cervical cancer went undetected despite repeated cervical …

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