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Dr. Balthazar / Malpractice Suit #482724

NBC Evening News for Friday, May 16, 1975
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(Studio) Dr. Eugene Balthazar retired 3 years ago in Aurora, Illinois, and opened free med. clinic; one patient charges him with malpractice.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Aurora, Illinois) Dr. Balthazar recs. contributions and uses own money to run clinic. Patient treated for cancerous growth charges results were cosmetically unsatisfactorily and is suing Dr. Balthazar and another surgeon. [Dr. BALTHAZAR - says he hasn't lost faith in humanity because of isolated incident.] [Longtime PATIENTS - react negatively to malpractice suit.]
REPORTER: Rebecca Bell

Bell, Rebecca;
Chancellor, John

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