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The law holds down insurance costs by shielding doctors from potentially ruinous malpractice awards for birth injuries like Justin’s, which require a lifetime of medical care.
“WE ARE NOT HERE OR FUNDED TO ‘PROMOTE THE BEST INTEREST’ OF THE CHILDREN,” WROTE THE HEAD OF A PROGRAM FOR BRAIN-DAMAGED INFANTSBY DANIEL CHANG AND CAROL MARBIN MILLER, MIAMI HERALDAPRIL 10, 2021PROPUBLICA
The accumulations of his father must have been considerable when he entered upon his ruinous speculations.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
One of the strongest objections against the use of the "Indian novelty" was its ruinous cost at this period.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
They were anxious to know what might be done towards draining and relieving Holland from its ruinous state.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
Lincoln Castle, much decayed and ruinous, is an appropriate feature of one of the public parks.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
The castle, rude and ruinous, shows the work of many centuries, and was really a great fortress rather than a feudal residence.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
In the back-ground of the garden stands a somewhat ruinous royal summer palace.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
Many Europeans inhabit half-ruinous buildings, which, at a small expense, they convert into pretty palaces.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
If men knew what they can have for a tear, they would be better loved and we should be less ruinous to them.
CAMILLE (LA DAME AUX CAMILIAS)ALEXANDRE DUMAS, FILS
Nothing is more onerous and more ruinous for the greatest part of the nations than the worship of their Gods!
SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER

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