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The law holds down insurance costs by shielding doctors from potentially ruinous malpractice awards for birth injuries like Justin’s, which require a lifetime of medical care.“We Are Not Here or Funded to ‘Promote the Best Interest’ of the Children,” Wrote the Head of a Program for Brain-Damaged Infants|by Daniel Chang and Carol Marbin Miller, Miami Herald|April 10, 2021|ProPublica
Governments throughout Europe are having their Weimer moment—déjà vu with potentially ruinous consequences.
When the mines closed, decades of labor and planning were destroyed after half a life of ruinous work.
Apart from anything else, protectionism would be ruinous to developing countries.
I believe that the future of liberalism—and much else—depends on our overcoming this ruinous self-deception.Sam Harris On the Freedom to Offend an Imaginary God|Sam Harris|September 19, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The result, particularly for young adults with expensive health conditions, could be financially ruinous.
The accumulations of his father must have been considerable when he entered upon his ruinous speculations.
One of the strongest objections against the use of the "Indian novelty" was its ruinous cost at this period.
They were anxious to know what might be done towards draining and relieving Holland from its ruinous state.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick
Lincoln Castle, much decayed and ruinous, is an appropriate feature of one of the public parks.
The castle, rude and ruinous, shows the work of many centuries, and was really a great fortress rather than a feudal residence.