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American Nurses Association v. Torlakson

December 22, 2010
On August 12, 2013, the California Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision in American Nurses Association v. Torlakson, a landmark case involving diabetes care in California public schools. The case came before the Court after more than seven years of litigation, which began with a class action lawsuit that was resolved by a settlement agreement allowing trained non-medical school personnel to administer insulin when a nurse is not available. That provision of the settlement was challenged by several nursing organizations DREDF and co-counsel represented Intervener and Appellant American Diabetes Association before the California Supreme Court.

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