Q: What legal rights do I have if I wake up in a medical facility with another patient's blood on me?
A: Assuming they did not get your consent to a transfustion, you technically have a claim for battery. However there are many legal issues, and you should 1) not ask or tell medstaff you are thinking of a claim but ask general open ended questions if you are asking them , 2) get legal advice from a member of the Ohio Trial Lawyers Assn/ Ohio Assn for Justice who handles medical issues. They give free consultations.
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