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$750,000 Given In Child’s Death In Fluoride Case

Source: New York Times | January 20th, 1979 | By ROBERT D. McFADDEN
Location: United States, New York

A State Supreme Court jury awarded $750,000 yesterday to the parents of a 3year-old Brooklyn boy who, on his first trip to the dentist in 1974, was given a lethal dose of FLUORIDE at a city dental clinic and then ignored for nearly five hours in the waiting rooms of a pediatric clinic and Brookdale Hospital while his mother pleaded for help, and he lapsed into a coma and died…