To the Editor.

No sense can be made out of “Making Sense of State v Messenger” (Pediatrics. 1996;97:579–583) because the true facts of the case are still out. I was sabotaged by the hospital. It became evident throughout the investigation and trial that the medical records had been altered and perjury was performed by hospital employees. It is my opinion that calling in the hospital risk manager and civil attorney 14½ hours before the medical examiner was notified had a large play in these activities. Furthermore, my son's death certificate, which was in the prosecutors' file, was faxed from the Eyde Company 7 days before my arrest. This is a development company that wishes to develop an ambulatory surgery center. I had started the development of a freestanding ambulatory surgery center 2 months before my wife's tragedy. The surgery center would have been competition for the hospital, as...

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