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Blog Archive : December 1988

Jose Aspera posted a blog on Dec 31, 1988

CLC Condemns “Patient Dumping”

The Committee brings the first federal "anti-patient dumping" case filed in the nation against a hospital for refusing emergency care to uninsured or underinsured patients who have a life threatening condition, on behalf of a client who could not breathe, and was sent to another hospital because he had no financial resources.

Jose Aspera posted a blog on Dec 31, 1988

Jones v. CTA Defends the Rights of People with Disabilities

Two member firms conduct a ten-week trial in Jones v. CTA, a case of first impression, in which the Illinois Human Rights Commission rules that as a public accommodation, the CTA must provide access to people with disabilities by having wheelchair lifts on buses.