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May 6, 1988 | ERIC LICHTBLAU, Times Staff Writer
A congressional panel, probing a new anesthetic involved in dozens of deaths in the last two years, replayed Thursday an extraordinary taped conversation that suggests that the drug's manufacturers may have realized--and even laughed about--their product's great potency long before warning doctors about its full risks.
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May 6, 1988 | ERIC LICHTBLAU, Times Staff Writer
A congressional panel, probing a new anesthetic involved in dozens of deaths in the last two years, replayed Thursday an extraordinary taped conversation that suggests that the drug's manufacturers may have realized--and even laughed about--their product's great potency long before warning doctors about its full risks.
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August 22, 2006 | Maura Dolan, Times Staff Writer
Matt Farrell, a video producer, needed an attorney after he had been charged with growing marijuana. He hired Allison Margolin, "L.A.'s dopest attorney," on a friend's recommendation. Farrell's first impression was "she was hot." His second was doubt. She looked too young to be a lawyer. Then he saw the Ivy League degrees on her wall.
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January 11, 2001 | PAUL LIEBERMAN and RICHARD FAUSSET, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Former respiratory therapist Efren Saldivar was formally charged Wednesday with six counts of murder, which could carry the death penalty, for allegedly injecting the paralyzing drug Pavulon into elderly patients at Glendale Adventist Medical Center over an eight-month period. Dist. Atty. Steve Cooley said his office will not decide whether to seek that penalty against Saldivar--for the special circumstance of "multiple murder"--until after a preliminary hearing.
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