Family Sues Claiming Kidney Removed From Sibling Was Trashed Before Implant

Story from the ABA Journal (link here) tells of a family whose child needed a kidney transplant and the donor was the child’s sibling.  The family claims that the kidney was discarded prior to the transplant leaving the child in need no better off than before and their other child with only one kidney.  The standard in these cases is whether the surgeons acted below the “standard of care” for a physician of similar training and skills in same or similar circumstances.

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