tom.matiska at ATT.NET
Mon Feb 24 08:21:54 MST 2003
Because the kin folk of donor #2 asked that she be given priority.
No small irony that when the legal vultures finish making this poor girl a
poster child for the anti-tort reform crowd, the financial damage they inflict
on the transplant business will probably cause ten times more poor Mexican
girls to die on waiting list....
> I think that once the first, screwed up, implant was done, there shouldn't
> have been a 2nd. That poor child was going to die anyway. Why take those
> organs and put them into a lost cause. I think that a look should be taken
> at the donor program. Shouldn't the organs go into the best candidates, not
> the worst?? Cold, yes. Logical, also yes.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Dennis Putnam" <dap1 at MINDSPRING.COM>
> To: <RUSHTALK at hermes.csdco.com>
> Sent: Saturday, February 22, 2003 4:04 PM
> Subject: Re: Jesica Santillan
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> > At 10:01 AM 2/22/2003 -0800, you wrote:
> > >I follow your logic here, and I partially agree, because law suits in
> > >country have gotten out of hand. On the other hand, I hire a plumber to
> > >a job. he screws it up and my house is flooded. By this logic I
> > >sue him because it will lead to higher plumbing costs.
> > Still the wrong analogy. Your plumbing is rotten beyond repair and the
> > house has to go. The plumber tries to save it anyway. Whether he screws up
> > and it doesn't work or if he does it right and it doesn't work, the
> > is the same?
> > > SNIP
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