Topic: Man on Fire
Source: Infowars.com, Reuters
Date: Monday, Apr. 18, 2005
Try to guess what these words mean from reading the article.
New words you will see in this article:
go up in flames
launch an investigation
a sign of (something)
(Note: This is a tragic situation. We do not wish to make light of it.)
Have you heard of any strange occurrences that happened during surgery?
What do you think could have prevented this, or was it purely accidental?
What should the man's family do (if anything) to seek compensation from the hospital?
Do you think a lawsuit would be appropriate in this situation?
For More Practice
Check the newspaper for recent accidents or tragic events.
Pretend you work for a hospital where a tragic situation occurred.
Do you think doctors are unfairly targeted in lawsuits?
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