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West Los Angeles College discontinued a tram that shuttled students up steep walkways.
The decision comes in the years-long medical malpractice suit filed by the family of Jahi McMath against UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland and its doctors.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland files its suit in Baltimore on behalf of six currently serving transgender service members, while Lambda Legal and OutServe-SLDN file a separate suit in Seattle.
Eva Echeverria, 63, of East Los Angeles, is one of thousands of women who sued the consumer products giant, claiming Johnson’s baby powder caused their disease.
Stanwood Fred Elkus’s lawyer says he suffered from dementia and psychotic depression that was exacerbated by his health issues.
Dr. Alan Shewmon, a professor emeritus of pediatrics and neurology at UCLA and a well-known critic of the guidelines defining brain death has recently come down on the side of the family saying Jahi McMath’s condition is actually improving.
The lawsuit alleges that Judy Dale “repeatedly requested” the reassurance of UCSF doctors and social workers that they would participate in the end-of-life law, “which they gave her over and over.’’
The dispute revolved around claims the foundation was overbilling the county for its services.
California’s Attorney General Xavier Becerra has argued that the suit should be dismissed because doctors aren’t bound to issue these prescriptions and the law merely offers patients a choice.
Licensing deals cut by UC Berkeley and Massachusetts’ Broad Institute may be limiting the potentially lie-saving applications of this gene-editing technology, according to assertions made by intellectual property experts in Friday’s issue of the journal Science.