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Measles And Misrepresentation In Minnesota: Can There Be Liability For Anti-Vaccine Misinformation That Causes Bodily Harm?, Dorit Rubinstein Reiss, John Diamond Oct 2019

Measles And Misrepresentation In Minnesota: Can There Be Liability For Anti-Vaccine Misinformation That Causes Bodily Harm?, Dorit Rubinstein Reiss, John Diamond

San Diego Law Review

Balancing protecting and compensating victims of harmful fake news and protecting freedom of speech and the information flow is both important and challenging. Vaccines are one area where misinformation can directly cause harm. When misrepresentation leads people to refuse vaccines, disease outbreaks can happen, causing harm, even deaths, and imposing costs on the community. The tort of negligent misrepresentation that causes physical harm appears a custom-made remedy for those affected. However, courts—appropriately— narrowed the tort to protect freedom of speech and the flow of information. This Article uses an especially egregious example of anti-vaccine misrepresentation to examine the boundaries ...


Board Of Pharmacy, John Lacrosse, John Mysliwiec, Bridget Fogarty Gramme Jul 2019

Board Of Pharmacy, John Lacrosse, John Mysliwiec, Bridget Fogarty Gramme

California Regulatory Law Reporter

No abstract provided.


Dental Board Of California, Helene E. Mayer, Bridget Fogarty Gramme Jul 2019

Dental Board Of California, Helene E. Mayer, Bridget Fogarty Gramme

California Regulatory Law Reporter

No abstract provided.


Department Of Managed Health Care, Kaitlyn Enticknap, Monet Mccord, J. D. Fellmeth Jul 2019

Department Of Managed Health Care, Kaitlyn Enticknap, Monet Mccord, J. D. Fellmeth

California Regulatory Law Reporter

No abstract provided.


Board Of Registered Nursing, Heather Morse, Bridget Fogarty Gramme Jul 2019

Board Of Registered Nursing, Heather Morse, Bridget Fogarty Gramme

California Regulatory Law Reporter

No abstract provided.


Medical Board Of California, Mason Bettencourt, Betsy Gopinath Jul 2019

Medical Board Of California, Mason Bettencourt, Betsy Gopinath

California Regulatory Law Reporter

No abstract provided.


Dental Board Of California, Helene E. Mayer, Deborah Jorgensen May 2019

Dental Board Of California, Helene E. Mayer, Deborah Jorgensen

California Regulatory Law Reporter

No abstract provided.


Department Of Managed Health Care, Kaitlyn Enticknap, Monet Mccord, Deborah Jorgensen May 2019

Department Of Managed Health Care, Kaitlyn Enticknap, Monet Mccord, Deborah Jorgensen

California Regulatory Law Reporter

No abstract provided.


Board Of Pharmacy, John Lacrosse, John Mysliwiec, Bridget Fogarty Gramme May 2019

Board Of Pharmacy, John Lacrosse, John Mysliwiec, Bridget Fogarty Gramme

California Regulatory Law Reporter

No abstract provided.


Medical Board Of California, Mason Bettencourt, Deborah Jorgensen May 2019

Medical Board Of California, Mason Bettencourt, Deborah Jorgensen

California Regulatory Law Reporter

No abstract provided.


Board Of Registered Nursing, Heather Morse, Deborah Jorgensen May 2019

Board Of Registered Nursing, Heather Morse, Deborah Jorgensen

California Regulatory Law Reporter

No abstract provided.