The case of a jet-setting tuberculosis patient might soon shift from the hospital wards to the courts. The patient, Andrew Speaker, an Atlanta personal injury attorney, could sue the federal government for being quarantined on the basis of federal regulations that some scholars see as unconstitutional. Or Speaker could be sued by fellow airline passengers, especially if any caught the disease from himwhich some legal scholars say is much more likely. FULL STORY
TB quarantine raises legal questions
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