CBS Evening News for
Friday, Oct 20, 1978


Headline: Malpractice Award

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Summary:

(Studio) Large malpractice award to California teenager reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(San Francisco, California) $7.6 million award to Laurie Necochea as result of malpractice suit, claiming paralysis from over-radiation, reported Film shown. [Laurie's attorney James BOSTWICK - speaks of case.] [Doctors attorney Robert GLYNN - says award is excessive.] Mt. Zion Med. Center and Hospital's role noted; also extent of paralysis.
REPORTER: Harold Dow

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Program Time:05:40:50 pm - 05:42:20 pm. Duration: 01:30
Reporters:Cronkite, Walter; Dow, Harold
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Broadcast Type:Evening News Segment Type: News Content
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Record Number:255174