Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Henrietta Lacks’s family wants compensation for her cells; Washington Post, February 14, 2017

Andrea K. McDaniels, Washington Post; Henrietta Lacks’s family wants compensation for her cells

"Francis Lanasa, the attorney who will represent the family, said that he would use a “continuing tort” argument, alleging that Hopkins had continued to violate the “personal rights, privacy and body parts” of Henrietta Lacks over time.

“They are literally the foundation of modern medical science,” Lanasa said of the cells."

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