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Judge: Parents of child with lung disease can sue

BOZEMAN (AP) — A Montana couple who say they would have terminated a pregnancy if they had known their daughter would be born with cystic fibrosis can move forward with their lawsuit against their health care providers, a state judge has ruled.

District Judge Mike Salvagni ruled Monday that Kerrie and Joe Evans' claims should be heard in court, the Bozeman Daily Chronicle reported (http://bit.ly/MH9eL1 ) Thursday.

The lawsuit, filed in October, names several health care providers, including Livingston HealthCare and nurse Peggy Scanson. It seeks damages for emotional distress and their daughte...

 

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