Los Angeles Daily Journal: “Legal Aid Clinics Are Just What the Doctor Ordered”

Sunday, September 28, 2008

Sitting at his new desk, attorney Eli Palomares hears every sniffle, laugh and muffled cry that permeates the North East Sun Valley Health Center as nurses usher children and parents into exam rooms. And when the doctors are through, they often lead patients down the hall to Palomares for a different kind of help. Asthma blamed on nearby landfills, unfair medical bills, slum housing, trouble keeping the kids enrolled in government-funded health care programs – Palomares has seen the gamut of cases in his first month stationed at the health center.

Read the article with reporting from Evan George.