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A jury ruled that the doctor of a toddler who died from getting too much morphine after a dental procedure is not at fault.
The family of Maddoux Cordova filed a malpractice suit against the anesthesiologist, Dr. Brian Seastrunk.
In December 2009, the 22-month-old stopped breathing, hours after he was given morphine.
Dr. Brian Seastrunk, an anesthesiologist, ordered a nurse to give Cordova morphine for pain.
A jury found that Seastrunk was not responsible, but did find the surgical center negligent.
George Brin, Dr. Seastrunk's attorney said, "It's a doctors worst nightmare to lose a patient and to be accused of being the cause of that is very difficult to deal with."
The Cordova family and the hospital had already settled before trial.
Gun measure triggers Republican fight in House
May 23, 2013 20:06 GMT
By CHRIS TOMLINSON Associated Press
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- A move to give lawmakers the right to carry handguns anywhere they wish sparked an angry debate in the Texas House of Representatives between Republican lawmakers.
The shouting match erupted Thursday over whether lawmakers should give themselves special privileges not available to all Texans.
The original draft law only gave special privileges to criminal prosecuting attorneys and judges, adding them to a list of officials allowed to carry concealed handguns anywhere in the state. Regular concealed handgun license holders cannot take their guns into hospitals, churches, bars or private property that bans them. The Texas Senate added lawmakers to those exempted from the restrictions.
Conservative Republicans became enraged, saying lawmakers should not give themselves special privileges. They said the Legislature should drop the restrictions for all license holders.
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