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Patients Receiving High Radiation at Cedars Sinai File Class Action Lawsuit
Date:10/20/2009

Trevor Rees, one of the 206 Cedar patients who was overdosed with radiation, claims the doctor who called him merely asked if he'd had any hair loss. Rees, who underwent two CT scans for a stroke in December, learned about the problem from a television news report.

"There was no mention of radiation to me on the phone at all," says Rees. "I never thought anything more about it until I saw the news about five days later."

Rees says, "I certainly don't relish the chance of dying of tumors. I'm supposed to live stress free and this hasn't helped matters."

"This isn't just a Cedars Sinai problem," says Newkirk. "We believe that because of the way the machine is manufactured and explained to medical users, there is a very good chance that this same situation has been or is being played out in radiology departments across the country. We have no idea how many people have been overdosed with radiation."

For more information, contact the Law Offices of William H. Newkirk at 310.477.7122 or at www.williamnewkirk.com.

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