ABC Evening News for Monday, Mar 13, 1995
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Washington: Tim O'Brien) Two medical mistakes at the University Community Hospital in Tampa, Florida, examined in light of the Republicans' move to cap lawsuit damages; patient scenes shown. [Amputation patient Willie KING - describes his reaction to having the wrong foot cut off.] [Leo Alfonso family's attorney Tony CUNNINGHAM - notes the mistake that killed Alfonso.] [Trial Lawyers Association president Larry STEWART - explains the law.] Statements from the Congressional Budget Office and the American Medical Association about malpractice suits noted.
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