US Liable For Destroyed HIV Samples, Co. Tells 7th Circ.

Law360, Chicago (May 22, 2012, 6:45 PM EDT) -- On-Site Screening Inc. sought to revive its suit Tuesday over the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's alleged seizure and destruction of biological samples the company obtained to try to develop an HIV testing device, telling the Seventh Circuit that the government is not shielded from liability.

Attorney Thomas M. Paris, representing On-Site and owner Ronald L. Lealos, argued that an Illinois federal court had erred when it rejected his clients' bid to file a first amended complaint and handed the federal government summary judgment in their...
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