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Miller v. Willsbanks, M.D.
Citation:8 S.W.3d 606 (Tenn. 1999)
Shortly after the plaintiff Miller gave birth to her daughter, the defendant suspected her of being a drug abuser. This is because the baby had symptoms of Drug Withdrawal Syndrome. The defendant spread his suspicions among hospital staff. The plaintiff Miller agreed to a drug test, which came back negative. However, the defendant continued with his accusations and reported the plaintiff to the local health department.
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