Diane Forsyth, better known under maiden name,
Diane Parsons, famed for leading legal fight for those infected with
hepatitis C from tainted blood transfusions.
HALIFAX — A Halifax woman who led a $1.18
billion class-action settlement for those infected with hepatitis C died
Saturday at the age of 64.
Diane Forsyth became known nationally under her
maiden name, Diane Parsons, for leading the legal fight for those
infected with hepatitis C from blood transfusions.
Her family doctor, Patricia Beresford, said
Forsyth, who had a bleeding disorder, became ill after getting a blood
transfusion before dental surgery in 1989.
Labels: Canada, compensation, tainted blood