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Ontario Canada- August 2013
Trial begins November 26, 2018
Allegations of Negligence, Malpractice and Breach of Contract
Frank Papineau, Plaintiff
Dr. Pablo Romero-Sierra and Dr. Johnny Brisebois and Kemptville District Hospital, Defendants
Seeking general damages related to chronic Lyme disease in the amount of $350,00, plus past and future loss of income, loss of competitive advantage, future cost of care, housekeeping and maintenance, and more.
See article by the Canadian Lyme Disease Foundation here.
Sin Hang Lee, MD
May 15, 2018
$57.1 Million Lyme Disease Lawsuit Filed Against CDC
“Unprecedented” lawsuit claims CDC wrongfully terminated agreement to evaluate guaranteed “no false-positive” DNA based Lyme test utilizing superior technology.
Press Release- May 15, 2018
Court Case Document
Dr. Sin Hang Lee intends to use the award from the lawsuit to help patients by setting up DNA testing laboratories. He will share his documents with patients and others in order to file additional legal actions.
Milford Molecular Diagnostics Lab Information- Lyme Tests http://www.dnalymetest.com/lymediseasednatesting.html
QUOTE- “…these patients represented undiagnosed cases of Lyme and related borreliosis or persistent infection of Lyme and related borreliosis after standard antibiotic treatments failed to eradicate the causative agents from the infected tissues.” Source
NOVEMBER 10, 2017
US District Court- Eastern District of Texas
Lyme Disease Patients & Family Members
INFECTIOUS DISEASES SOCIETY OF AMERICA (IDSA)
BLUE CROSS AND BLUE SHIELD ASSOCIATION
BLUE CROSS AND BLUE SHIELD OF TEXAS
KAISER PERMANENTE, INC.
UNITED HEALTHCARE SERVICES, INC.
UNITED HEALTH GROUP INCORPORATED
DR. GARY P. WORMSER
DR. RAYMOND J. DATTWYLER
DR. EUGENE SHAPIRO
DR. JOHN J. HALPERIN
DR. ROBERT B. NADELMAN
DR. LEONARD SIGAL
DR. ALLEN STEERE
Lyme Disease Patients File Federal Antitrust Suit
Against Infectious Disease Specialists And Health Insurers
Legal Cases & Information Related To
Lyme & Tick Borne Diseases
Please see the link HERE for an overview of some additional Lyme-related cases.