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Tuesday, July 28, 2009

No False Imprisonment for Forced Deportation

As the New York Times reports, a Florida jury found that a hospital did not act unreasonably when it chartered a plane and repatriated a severely brain injured illegal immigrant to Guatemala (after caring for the patient for 3 years at a cost of $1.5 million).  Accordingly, the jury rejected the family's false imprisonment claim and found for the hospital.

- SBS

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