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Arizona Supreme Court Rules that Damages Differ in Negligence and Wrongful Death Cases

The Arizona Supreme Court was asked to consider whether a jury may decline to award damages in a wrongful death case. Walsh v. Advanced Cardiac Specialist, Chartered, (2012). It can. Facts: A doctor replaced the plaintiff’s heart-valve.  The valve became infected, and the Plaintiff died.  Plaintiff’s family filed a wrongful death complaint for failing to “diagnose and threat …

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