Can a blood bank or a blood products manufacturer be held liable if a patient contracts AIDS through a transfusion of blood or a blood product? And, if so, should the bank or manufacturer be held liable? As of February 1989, approximately 200 cases touching on this issue were pending in the United States.
Dana J. Finberg,
Blood Bank and Blood Products Manufacturer Liability in Transfusion-Related AIDS Cases,
U. Rich. L. Rev.
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