The Canadian Press

1999-01-27 | Hep C Society

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On Jan. 27, Jeremy Beatty said the Hepatitis C Society of Canada could not recommend a 1.1-billion dollar deal to compensate people infected with the liver disease by tainted blood between 1986 and mid-1990. Beatty said the association was concerned that lawyers' fees, physicians' fees and fees to advertise the program were all coming out of the overall settlement. Beatty was also concerned that children who contracted the disease soon after birth won't ever be able to work, but can't claim for loss of income.

Date: 1999-01-27
Placeline: OTTAWA, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 18 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << we've surveyed of 41 chapters and many individual members have given us their personal opinions and there's an overwhelming concern that the fund is not going to be sufficient to compensate all the victims >>