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Thomas A. Sharon, R.N., M.P.H.

Thomas A. Sharon, R.N., M.P.H.

Covers evidence in medical malpractice cases.

http://legalnurseconsultanttom.com
Rank this Week: 58

New York Personal Injury Law Blog

New York Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers the civil justice system, New York Courts, injury law cases and news. By Eric Turkewitz.

http://www.newyorkpersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 21

    Shooting the Messenger (I’ve Been Sued Again)

    Shooting the Messenger (I’ve Been Sued Again)
    Last year a judge eviscerated an orthopedic expert in open court for being a liar. A legal blogger reported it. And now that expert has taken his wrath out on the blogger by suing him for defamation. And it turns out that I’m the…
  • Apr 15

    Passover and the Boston Marathon Bombing

    Passover and the Boston Marathon Bombing
    Once again, a confluence of two seemingly unrelated events. On the one hand, today is the first day of Passover. On the other, it is the one year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing. Passover celebrates breaking away from tyranny and…
  • Apr 9

    A $9 Billion Punitive Damages Verdict in Actos Drug Trial (How much is too much?)

    A $9 Billion Punitive Damages Verdict in Actos Drug Trial (How much is too much?)
    We once again see a whopping punitive damages verdict and need to discuss: Just how much is too much? For the reasons that follow, I think that a ratio of punitive:compensatory damages of 100:1 or greater are sustainable based on current…
Rank this Week: 180

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Illinois Medical Malpractice Blog

Covers medical malpractice cases, news and issues with a focus on Illinois. From Levin & Perconti.

http://medicalmalpractice.levinperconti.com/
  • Apr 24

    “I’m Sorry” Bills: Stripping Personal Responsibility from Medical Malpractice Apologie

    “I’m Sorry” Bills: Stripping Personal Responsibility from Medical Malpractice Apologie
    The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reports that the Alaska Legislature has unanimously passed a bill that would make expressions of apology or compassion inadmissible in medical malpractice trials. Kurt Olson, the bill’s sponsor says his…
  • Apr 22

    Surgical Error: Botched Appendectomy Results in Miscarriage and Death

    Surgical Error: Botched Appendectomy Results in Miscarriage and Death
    The Belfast Telegraph reports that a woman has suffered miscarriage and death as a result of a surgical error. The 32 years old woman, who was 20 weeks pregnant with her fourth child, was admitted to the hospital for an appendectomy. Rather…
  • Apr 17

    Proposed Birth Injury Fund Would Strip Medical Malpractice Victims of their Right

    Proposed Birth Injury Fund Would Strip Medical Malpractice Victims of their Right
    The Baltimore Business Journal reports that Maryland lawmakers are considering creating a birth injury fund. While on its face this may seem like a wonderful and well-intentioned idea, it would ultimately hurt those families who are most…
Rank this Week: 480

Rhode Island Injury Lawyer Blog

Rhode Island Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Rhode Island auto accidents, medical malpractice and personal injury law. By Joseph Lamy.

http://www.rhodeislandinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Mar 10

    A Long Time Coming...

    A Long Time Coming...
    This blog has been very very good to me and helped build my business when I left Boston four years ago, but alas, it has been long ignored. Not by intent but merely because we have been too busy during...
  • Aug 8

    Increase in Number of Pedestrian Deaths Spurs DOT to Add Funding

    Increase in Number of Pedestrian Deaths Spurs DOT to Add Funding
    An increase in the number of pedestrians killed in auto accidents has spurred the Department of Transportation to increase spending on grants for safety and education. In 2011, over 4000 pedestrians were killed in auto accidents. This…
  • Jul 30

    Charlesgate Nursing Home Ordered not to Take Any New Patients After Death

    Charlesgate Nursing Home Ordered not to Take Any New Patients After Death
    The Rhode Island State Health Department has ordered that Charlesgate Nursing Home can not take in any new patients following the death of a resident a little over a week ago. According to news reports, which are not releasing the...
Rank this Week: 378

First4Lawyers News

First4Lawyers News

Features UK-centric legal news, with a focus on personal injury and medical negligence.

http://www.first4lawyers.com/news/
  • Feb 17

    Stay safe on the road in the wind

    Stay safe on the road in the wind
    FACT: Bad weather causes accidents. Whether it is snow, floods, fog or strong winds then it is always wise to avoid driving wherever possible in extreme weather. Accident claims specialists First4lawyers have produced a short guide to make…
  • Feb 17

    Surge in weather related injuries expected as ‘red weather warning’ issued

    Surge in weather related injuries expected as ‘red weather warning’ issued
    Falling trees, toppled signs, flying debris, trips and slips are set to drive an increase in personal injury claims as 100 mph storms batter Britain, warn personal injury specialists First4lawyers. Storm damage can have a devastating impact…
  • Dec 30

    NHS on shaky ground as breast cancer scandal uncovered

    NHS on shaky ground as breast cancer scandal uncovered
    The NHS were at the centre of another storm this week as it was revealed hundreds of women’s lives had been left with an increased chance of breast cancer due to their negligence. The Telegraph reported the scandal came about after…
Rank this Week: 418

Legal Medicine

Legal Medicine

Covers medical malpractice and nursing home abuse litigation. By Dan Frith and Lauren Morgan Ellerman.

http://legalmedicine.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 30

    Why do people file Medical Malpractice lawsuits?

    Why do people file Medical Malpractice lawsuits?
    I am currently reading a magazine written for the long term care industry. There is a column called Dear Dr Jeff wherein readers ask questions and a doctor, Dr. Jeff, presumably a gerontologist, responds.Today the topic is tort reform and Dr.…
  • Jan 27

    HOW TO PICK THE RIGHT NURSING HOME OR REHAB

    HOW TO PICK THE RIGHT NURSING HOME OR REHAB
    This morning I had a conversation with a friend about his Mom needing rehabilitation post surgery.Last week I discussed with a colleague how her Mom had just been discharged from a rehab facility after two falls and two hip fractures (one of…
  • Jan 9

    HOSPITAL ERRORS GO UNREPORTED

    HOSPITAL ERRORS GO UNREPORTED
    The New York Times published a great article last week titled, "Report Finds Most Errors at Hospitals Go Unreported."The opening sentence says it all:
Rank this Week: 468

Searcy Law Blog

Searcy Law Blog

Features opinions, editorials, and factual reporting in connection with injured victims, defective products, law, drug recall, and other related topics. By Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley PA.

http://www.searcylaw.com/what-you-should-know/practice-area-blog/
  • Apr 18

    EDiscovery Custodial Collection — Cooperate, Communicate and Collaborate

    EDiscovery Custodial Collection — Cooperate, Communicate and Collaborate
    In any document search allowing defendants’ custodians to conduct their own searches is much like allowing the fox to guard the henhouse. Even focused and disciplined custodial collections can be fraught with problems. Example Email…
  • Apr 15

    GM Recall — Bad Switches, Bad Relations, Bad Act

    GM Recall — Bad Switches, Bad Relations, Bad Act
    Why is GM in so much trouble? This is not the first time that corporate America has placed consumers in the middle of cross-hairs of certain injury or death. And, it is not the first time for GM either. We have plenty of lessons. Sadly the…
  • Apr 14

    Is the Irreversible Truly Unforeseeable?: The Law of Suicide Prevention

    Is the Irreversible Truly Unforeseeable?: The Law of Suicide Prevention
    (This article was originally published in the March 2014 Issue of the Journal, published by the Florida Justice Association. The article is reprinted here by permission of the author) According to the Centers for Disease Control and…
Rank this Week: 712

Baltimore Birth Injury Lawyers…

Baltimore Birth Injury Lawyers Blog

Covers medical malpractice and injury law. By Wais, Vogelstein & Forman.

http://www.baltimorebirthinjurylawyers.com/
  • Apr 11

    Damage Claim for Child's Ongoing Medical Expenses Allowed to Proceed in Wrongful Pregnancy Lawsuit

    Damage Claim for Child's Ongoing Medical Expenses Allowed to Proceed in Wrongful Pregnancy Lawsuit
    A woman who sued her doctor for "wrongful pregnancy" may proceed with a claim for damages for her fourth child's ongoing medical expenses, according to an appellate court ruling in Williams v. Rosner. The plaintiff alleged that she became…
  • Apr 1

    Birth Injury Lawsuit Tops List of Largest Settlements of 2013

    Birth Injury Lawsuit Tops List of Largest Settlements of 2013
    The family of a child born with cerebral palsy settled a medical malpractice lawsuit against the hospital and several physicians for $7.5 million. The lawsuit, Martinez, et al v. Ebert, et al, alleged that the child's condition resulted from…
  • Mar 21

    Medical Panel Deprives Birth Injury Victim of Compensation

    Medical Panel Deprives Birth Injury Victim of Compensation
    In a recent birth injury case, Mwangi v. Merlin, the Massachusetts Appeals Court panel affirmed the dismissal of the plaintiff's claims against two physicians. This case illustrates the problems with medical panels and arbitration panels that…
Rank this Week: 879

Malman Law Injury Blog

Malman Law Injury Blog

Covers personal injury law issues and topics, including medical malpractice, product liability, and worker's compensation.

http://www.chicagoinjuryattorneyblog.com/blog/
  • Apr 1

    What is Workers’ Compensation and How May it Benefit You?

    What is Workers’ Compensation and How May it Benefit You?
    You may have heard of the term workers’ compensation many times before. But you may be asking the question, what is it? Or, how does it benefit me? This is a common question that many workers do not know the … Continue reading…
  • Feb 5

    Recall brings accurate food labels to light

    Recall brings accurate food labels to light
    If you have any food allergies, it may be time to hold off on a certain Velveeta product. Last week, Kraft manufacturer Truitt Brothers announced a recall on 525,000 cases of Velveeta Cheesy Single Skillets—Ultimate Cheeseburger Mac…
  • Aug 29

    Common Birth Injuries and What to Do About Them

    Common Birth Injuries and What to Do About Them
    Each year, thousands of babies are born. For most parents, it’s a momentous occasion, one filled with joy. For some, however, it’s a traumatic event, as they learn that their baby has suffered a birth injury. Research has shown…
Rank this Week: 1045

Chicago Medical Malpractice Lawyer…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers medical negligence. By Kroot Law LLC.

http://www.chicagomedicalmalpracticelawyerblog.net/
  • Jan 2

    New Study Suggests Many Knee Surgeries Are Unnecessary

    New Study Suggests Many Knee Surgeries Are Unnecessary
    One of the most common knee surgeries performed on patients today may be completely unnecessary in many instances, according to a recent study out of Finland. The study followed 146 patients between the ages of 35 and 65 with symptoms of…
  • Nov 26

    Steep Decline In Medical Malpractice Payouts Did Not Reduce Health Cost

    Steep Decline In Medical Malpractice Payouts Did Not Reduce Health Cost
    For over a decade, proponents of tort reform have argued medical malpractice reform is needed to reduce spiraling healthcare costs. If these reforms were implemented, tort reformers promised reduced healthcare costs. Opponents of tort…
  • Nov 11

    New Approach To Medical Malpractice: Disclose, Apologize and Offer

    New Approach To Medical Malpractice: Disclose, Apologize and Offer
    Doctors are human, just like everyone else. Consequently, doctors can and do make mistakes. When medical malpractice does occur, the defense-oriented culture has nearly always been to deny, defend, and counter attack. One major medical…
Rank this Week: 608

Philadelphia Medical Malpractice…

Philadelphia Medical Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice topics, including anesthesia, cancer, expert testimony, infection, and trial. By Leon Aussprung.

http://www.philadelphiamedicalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
  • Sep 5

    The Dangers of “Drugged” Driving in Pennsylvania

    The Dangers of “Drugged” Driving in Pennsylvania
    Though everyone knows about the danger and irresponsibility of getting behind the wheel after drinking, few people talk about the similar risks associated with drugged driving. It’s about time that changes given the increasing occurrence of…
  • Aug 28

    Medical Device Recalls Hit Two-Year High

    Medical Device Recalls Hit Two-Year High
    According a recent article on Dotmed.com, this past year has seen a massive number of medical device recalls. According to ExpertRecall, a company tasked with tracking food, drug and device recalls, a whopping 123 million such devices were…
  • Aug 22

    FDA Approval Process Allows Defective Devices to Get By

    FDA Approval Process Allows Defective Devices to Get By
    A recent study has found a major flaw in the Food and Drug Administration’s process that approves medical devices. At least four dangerously defective medical devices were expedited through FDA’s approval process with minimal testing. The…
Rank this Week: 908

Washington DC Metro Personal…

Washington DC Metro Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice and personal injury legal issues in Washington, DC. By Stein, Mitchell, Muse & Cipollone LLP

http://www.washingtondcmetropersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Aug 7

    METRO CRASH SPURS NEW FEDERAL TRANSIT OVERSIGHT

    METRO CRASH SPURS NEW FEDERAL TRANSIT OVERSIGHT
    Now more than three years after the horrific Metro Red Line train crash that claimed the lives of nine and injured many others on June 22, 2009, Congress has mandated stronger federal oversight of public transit systems.
  • Jul 31

    AAA DECRIES TRAFFIC CAMERAS AS MONEYMAKERS

    AAA DECRIES TRAFFIC CAMERAS AS MONEYMAKERS
    As the economic slowdown drags on and budget-tightening continues nationwide, the Mid-Atlantic branch of the American Automobile Association ("AAA") has expressed heightened concern about local governments using automated law enforcement…
  • Jun 13

    VIRGINIA INSPIRES NATIONAL STRATEGY FOR LIFE-SAVING DRUG IN SCHOOLS

    VIRGINIA INSPIRES NATIONAL STRATEGY FOR LIFE-SAVING DRUG IN SCHOOLS
    Bipartisan legislation has been introduced in Congress to allow the placement of non-student-specific epinephrine in public schools. The House bill (H.R. 3627), sponsored by Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD) and Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN) and entitled the…
Rank this Week: 676

Podiatry Malpractice Blog

Podiatry Malpractice Blog

Focused on medical malpractice, specifically in the Podiatric field. By Michael A. Quinn.

http://www.podiatrymalpracticeblog.com/
  • Apr 15

    Podiatrist sentenced to probation for drug charge (North Carolina)

    Podiatrist sentenced to probation for drug charge (North Carolina)
     A Grifton podiatrist was sentenced to probation and a fine for a drug charge. Dr. Paul Joseph Civatte, 52, was given a sentence of 12 months of probation and a  fine for a reduced charge of possession of drug paraphernalia. The case dated…
  • Apr 7

    Podiatrist accused in drugs for sex case (Missouri)

    Podiatrist accused in drugs for sex case (Missouri)
    Dr. Dave Dai Quang Pham, a St. Louis podiatrist, is accused of trying to exchange prescription drugs for sex. The St. Francois County Prosecutor charged 49-year-old Dr. Pham with possession of a controlled substance with intent to…
  • Apr 4

    Missouri Podiatrist pleads guilty (MO)

    Missouri Podiatrist pleads guilty (MO)
    A St. Louis, Missouri podiatrist has plead guilty to obstructing a federal audit when she provided the Medicare program with a false and backdated treatment record, U.S.  said Thursday.
Rank this Week: 1089

STEIN on Medical Malpractice

STEIN on Medical Malpractice

Discusses new court decisions, legislation, and other cutting-edge developments in medical malpractice laws across the United States. By Alex Stein, Professor of Law at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.

http://steinmedicalmalpractice.com
  • Apr 24

    On the “Similar Specialty” Requirement and the Exceptions Thereto

    On the “Similar Specialty” Requirement and the Exceptions Thereto
     April 24, 2014 Torres v. Carrese, --- A.3d ----, 2014 WL 1464334 (Conn.App. 2014)The plaintiff sued her obstetricians/gynecologists for negligent removal of her placenta following a C-section. The placenta invaded the wall of the…
  • Apr 20

    Medical Malpractice or General Negligence? A Redux

    Medical Malpractice or General Negligence? A Redux
     April 20, 2014Dawkins v. Union Hospital District, --- S.E.2d ----, 2014 WL 1386880 (S.C. 2014)Whether a tort action sounds in “medical malpractice,” as opposed to “general negligence,” or vice versa, is often…
  • Apr 18

    Mental Therapist’s Duty to Prevent Patient’s Crime

    Mental Therapist’s Duty to Prevent Patient’s Crime
    April 18, 2014Connecticut Supreme Court in Greenwald v. Van Handel, --- A.3d ----, 2014 WL 1388181 (Conn. 2014)A clinical social worker hears from his patient about the patient’s interest in child pornography, but does nothing to solve…
Rank this Week: 1891

Arizona Medical Malpractice Lawyer…

Arizona Medical Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice, medical devices defects, and defective drugs. By Patton Law Practice.

http://www.arizonamedicalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 24

    Five Percent of All Adult Outpatients in America are Misdiagnosed Annually

    Five Percent of All Adult Outpatients in America are Misdiagnosed Annually
    Dr. Hardeep Singh and his research team located in Houston have estimated that at least 5% or 1 in 20 adult outpatients will be misdiagnosed in America. The team reviewed hundreds of medical records from studies across an array of health care…
  • Apr 24

    Breast Cancer Patients Benefit From Vitamin D

    Breast Cancer Patients Benefit From Vitamin D
    There is a direct relationship between vitamin D and breast cancer survival rates. Vitamin D activates proteins that inhibit rapid cell division. Blocking aggressive cell division prevents tumors from expanding. However, according to the…
  • Apr 23

    Nocturnal Hypoglycemia Connected to Arrhythmia

    Nocturnal Hypoglycemia Connected to Arrhythmia
    "Silent" or nocturnal hypoglycemia can occur in diabetic patients which can cause complications with the heart. The complications are categorized as cardiac arrhythmias. The patients are unaware that they are experiencing low blood sugar…
Rank this Week: 4736

Marietta Injury Lawyer Blog

Marietta Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Georgia personal injury and wrongful death news. By The Persons Firm, LLC.

http://www.mariettainjurylawyer.com/
  • Apr 24

    Can a Jury Rule for a Plaintiff but Award Zero Damages?

    Can a Jury Rule for a Plaintiff but Award Zero Damages?
    In civil cases, such as personal injury or wrongful death lawsuits, a jury must determine the defendant's liability and what damages, if any, are owed the plaintiff. Juries must reach a unanimous verdict on both issues. And while unanimity…
  • Apr 21

    Will General Motors Be Held Accountable for Selling Defective Vehicles?

    Will General Motors Be Held Accountable for Selling Defective Vehicles?
    General Motors recently issued a sweeping recall for a more than 2.5 million vehicles sold between 2005 and 2011. The recall includes the Chevrolet Cobalt, Pontiac G5, Saturn Ion, Chevrolet HHR, Pontiac Solstice and Saturn Sky models.…
  • Apr 14

    Georgia Appeals Court Chides Trial Judge for Siding with Physician in Malpractice Case

    Georgia Appeals Court Chides Trial Judge for Siding with Physician in Malpractice Case
    Medical malpractice occurs when a physician fails to observe a commonly accepted "standard of care" and that failure is the "proximate cause" of a subsequent injury sustained by the patient. The question of causation is normally decided by a…
Rank this Week: 4142

Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Attorney Blog

Covers birth injuries, medical device liability, medical misdiagnosis and surgical errors. By Robert Kreisman.

http://www.chicagomedicalmalpracticeattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 4783

West Virginia Personal Injury Law…

West Virginia Personal Injury Law Blog

Covers the law as well as issues about life, faith and healthy living. By Bordas & Bordas, PLLC.

http://www.bordaslaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 24

    Memories of Moundsville

    Memories of Moundsville
    Sometime before the end of this month, our new office in Moundsville is going to be up and running. The opening of that office will be something of a homecoming for me, as life and marriage took me away from...
  • Apr 23

    Boston Strong on Patriots' Day

    Boston Strong on Patriots' Day
    On April 21 Boston, Massachusetts hosted the 2014 Boston Marathon, a year removed from the tragedy of last year's senseless bombing. The Boston Marathon, which is the oldest continually run marathon in the world, is held every year on…
  • Apr 21

    Paradise on the Hill

    Paradise on the Hill
    In March of this year, due to some new hiring and the need to shuffle office staff in our Wheeling office I, together with Attorney Jay Stoneking, Marilyn Bell and Attorney Jason Causey were recently transferred to our St.…
Rank this Week: 2181

New York Personal Injury Attorneys…

New York Personal Injury Attorneys Blog

Covers auto accidents, civil rights, construction accidents and personal injury. By Gair, Gair, Conason, Steigman, Mackauf, Bloom & Rubinowitz.

http://www.newyorkpersonalinjuryattorneysblog.com/
Rank this Week: 4283

Goldstein & Hayes Blog

Goldstein & Hayes Blog

Covers personal injury law.

http://www.goldsteinhayes.com/blog/
  • Apr 23

    Determining Future Earnings in a Wrongful Death Case

    Determining Future Earnings in a Wrongful Death Case
    When the intentional or negligent actions of another lead to death, certain family members of the deceased may be entitled to recover damages in a wrongful death lawsuit. According to Georgia law, in a wrongful death case, a spouse or…
  • Apr 21

    AS THE TEMPERATURE INCREASES SO DOES THE RISK OF DROWNING

    AS THE TEMPERATURE INCREASES SO DOES THE RISK OF DROWNING
    As the weather warms, many people flock to beaches and swimming pools for their first dose of fun in the sun. In most instances, swimming offers a welcome retreat from work and school. However, due to occasional failures of pool ……
  • Apr 18

    IDENTIFYING A BRAIN INJURY

    IDENTIFYING A BRAIN INJURY
    Every year, 2.5 million people suffer from traumatic brain injury, according to the Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention. Brain injuries may result from many causes, including car accidents, falls, toxic substances, improper…
Rank this Week: 1444

Maryland Medical Malpractice…

Maryland Medical Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Covers false medical records, amputation medical malpractice, birth injuries, hospital malpractice and medical malpractice. By Silverman Thompson Slutkin White.

http://www.marylandmedicalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 23

    Medical Malpractice Involving Steroid Injection

    Medical Malpractice Involving Steroid Injection
    A Kansas jury recently found that a Kansas doctor and pain clinic were guilty of medical malpractice that caused the death of a 40-year-old man, and awarded the Missouri family nearly $3 million. A copy of the article regarding the medical…
  • Apr 15

    Parents File Medical Malpractice Lawsuit After Six-Year-Old Son Die

    Parents File Medical Malpractice Lawsuit After Six-Year-Old Son Die
    Tragically, a medical condition or injury sometimes results in death for too many individuals, particularly young children. This is a loss that no parent should have to experience in his or her lifetime. Often, there is nothing that can be…
  • Apr 8

    Cancer Misdiagnosis Leads to $300,000 Verdict

    Cancer Misdiagnosis Leads to $300,000 Verdict
    Some of the most common medical malpractice lawsuits involve a provider’s failure to diagnose a patient properly. When patients seek medical help, they trust that their healthcare providers will perform the necessary steps to…
Rank this Week: 1656

Thomson Law Firm Q & A

Thomson Law Firm Q & A

Answers common questions about car accidents, medical malpractice and other serious issues that can involve lawsuits.

http://www.myvirginiainjurylawyer.com/q-a/
  • Apr 22

    How Do I Find A Gun Accident Lawyer In Roanoke, Virginia?

    How Do I Find A Gun Accident Lawyer In Roanoke, Virginia?
    Tragically, in the United States a child or teen dies or is injured from guns every 30 minutes. Yesterday, a 7 year old child from Burnt Chimney was accidentally shot and killed.  The Roanoke Times is reporting today that…
  • Apr 18

    My Baby Suffers From A Birth Injury. I Can’t Afford Her Medical Bills. Can I Sue?

    My Baby Suffers From A Birth Injury. I Can’t Afford Her Medical Bills. Can I Sue?
    Birth Injury cases are extremely difficult and complex cases. Parents are going through an incredibly emotional time and wondering if they will be able to handle the type of care that the baby will require due to his or her birth…
  • Apr 9

    Another Auto Recall? Yes, This Time It’s Toyota

    Another Auto Recall? Yes, This Time It’s Toyota
    Toyota is busy yet again making headlines with another product recall affecting 2.34 million cars in the U.S.  Toyota announced today that it is recalling several models for four different defects. The first defect involves a Spiral…
Rank this Week: 3800

Washington Injury Attorney Blog

Washington Injury Attorney Blog

Covers various accident, injury, and medical malpractice topics including nursing home abuse and wrongful death. By Farber Law Group.

http://www.washingtoninjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 21

    Study finds medications containing codeine still prescribed to children

    Study finds medications containing codeine still prescribed to children
    In 2012, the U.S. Federal Drug Administration warned that medications containing Codeine should not be given routinely to children because of the possibility of adverse reactions and concerns about the drug's safety and efficacy. Despite the…
  • Apr 18

    NHTSA mandates rear-view cameras in all new vehicles by May 2018

    NHTSA mandates rear-view cameras in all new vehicles by May 2018
    Every year more than 200 people — mostly children and the elderly — are killed and 15,000 people injured in auto accidents involving a vehicle that is backing up. According to the NHTSA, 31% of fatal backover accidents occur to…
  • Apr 18

    Red light runner strikes, kills pedestrian in Puyallup

    Red light runner strikes, kills pedestrian in Puyallup
    An unidentified 41-year-old Federal Way man was struck and killed Thursday night when a man running a red light struck him across from a Puyallup car dealership where the man worked. The pedestrian accident occurred at North Meridian and…
Rank this Week: 1151

Maryland Malpractice Team Blog

Maryland Malpractice Team Blog

Covers medical malpractice. By Wais, Vogelstein & Forman.

http://www.marylandmalpracticeteam.com/
Rank this Week: 2333

Atlanta Medical Malpractice Lawyer…

Atlanta Medical Malpractice Lawyer Blog

Comments on injury law with an emphasis on medical malpractice. By Kaplan & Lukowski LLP.

http://www.atlantamedicalmalpracticelawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 21

    Doctors consider cost of treatment in making medical decision

    Doctors consider cost of treatment in making medical decision
    Doctors are as aware of the seemingly endless rise in health care costs as the rest of us. Much of this increase is attributable to the introduction of new specialty drugs. Several major medical specialty groups are examining this issue…
  • Apr 11

    Court must consider whether expert's testimony is reliable

    Court must consider whether expert's testimony is reliable
    The Georgia Court of Appeals has made it easier for people injured by a medical laboratory's negligence to successfully sue the lab. In Lavelle v. Laboratory Corporation of America, Cathleen Lavelle had a pap smear in 2006 which a…
  • Apr 3

    Honesty is the best policy

    Honesty is the best policy
    Transparency means something is easy to understand, honest and open. Transparency means no secrets. While we hear this term in the context of things the government doesn't tell its citizens, increased transparency in medicine will likely…
Rank this Week: 2113

Hastings. Cohan and Walsh, LLP Law…

Hastings. Cohan and Walsh, LLP Law Blog

Covers personal injury, tort, medical malpractice and criminal law.

http://www.hcwlaw.com/connecticut-personal-injury-lawyer-and-accident-attorney.html
Rank this Week: 3030

Product Liability Lawyer Blog

Product Liability Lawyer Blog

Covers products liability and medical malpractice. By Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman, LLC.

http://www.productliabilitylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 21

    FDA Approves Drug to Prevent Pulmonary Embolism for Implant Patient

    FDA Approves Drug to Prevent Pulmonary Embolism for Implant Patient
    As an increasing number of Americans are faced with the difficult decision of whether to pursue hip or knee replacements, an increasing number of cases involving complications. This has given rise to hundreds of thousands of lawsuits,…
  • Apr 18

    Jury Awards $6 Billion in Punitive Damages Against Takeda

    Jury Awards $6 Billion in Punitive Damages Against Takeda
    A federal jury has ordered Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. and Eli Lilly & Co. to pay a combined $9 billion in punitive damages after finding that the companies hid the risks of cancer in their diabetes drug trial held in the United States.…
  • Apr 16

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit: Heart Attack Linked to Testosterone Therapy

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit: Heart Attack Linked to Testosterone Therapy
    Testosterone therapy is increasingly under scrutiny for the cardiovascular risks posed patients. In a recent case, a family has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the Testim gel manufacturer after a 61-year-old man suffered a heart attack…
Rank this Week: 2342

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

Illinois Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Federal Tort Claims Act, Injuries to Minors and Children, Land Owner Liability, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Products Liability, and Toxic Torts. By Levin & Perconti.

http://www.illinoisinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 18

    CTA Bus Passenger Sues for Personal Injurie

    CTA Bus Passenger Sues for Personal Injurie
    Every day thousands of people in Chicago rely on public transportation to travel to work, school, and other daily activities. These passengers should be able to trust that the vehicle in which they ride is fully operational and safe and that…
  • Apr 17

    Mouthwash Product Recalled Over Contamination

    Mouthwash Product Recalled Over Contamination
    In many people’s every day hygiene routines, they brush their teeth, floss, and use mouthwash. The purpose of these products is for health and wellness. However, when a product is faulty or hazardous, they may cause more harm than good.…
  • Apr 16

    Hospital Pays $4.5 Million in Medical Malpractice Settlement

    Hospital Pays $4.5 Million in Medical Malpractice Settlement
    Medical malpractice is an all too common legal issue occurring when patients entrust their lives and well-being to healthcare providers for the purpose of healing, only to suffer further injuries or a worsening condition. When a provider…
Rank this Week: 2487

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Florida Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers accident, injury, and medical malpractice legal issues. By Hannon & Boyers.

http://www.florida-injury-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 18

    National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

    National Distracted Driving Awareness Month
    April is National Highway Safety Administration’s National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. This year’s sponsor is FocusDriven. FocusDriven is a place for victims and their families to come together to honor those who have been…
  • Apr 11

    GM Under Fire for Delayed Recall

    GM Under Fire for Delayed Recall
    Unfortunately in our country delayed recalls or forced recalls is not a new concept. Auto accidents happen every day where drivers and passengers are needlessly injured or killed. In addition to this, some auto manufactures knowingly endanger…
  • Apr 4

    Florida Supreme Court Ruling on Medical Malpractice Cap

    Florida Supreme Court Ruling on Medical Malpractice Cap
    The Florida Supreme Court recently reversed a 2003 law limiting damages in wrongful death medical malpractice lawsuits. Florida has now joined Georgia, Illinois and other states in finding caps on damages in medical malpractice cases to be…
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Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Atlanta Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law issues and topics, including medical malpractice, product liability, and discrimination and employment law. By the Law Offices of Robin Frazer Clark.

http://www.atlantainjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 18

    Wild Animal Attacks: Does the Premises Owner Have Liability?

    Wild Animal Attacks: Does the Premises Owner Have Liability?
    As a plaintiff's personal injury trial lawyer who handles premises safety cases on a regular basis, I have been reading with interest an article about a wrongful death lawsuit recently filed in Illinois against a condominium owner regarding…
  • Apr 7

    Jury Duty: The Tenet of the American Judicial System

    Jury Duty: The Tenet of the American Judicial System
    I read with horror the article in today's Fulton County Daily Report, our legal news organ, about a lawyer who received a summons for jury duty in DeKalb County and who then promptly and arrogantly emailed the judge informing the judge, Hon.…
  • Mar 13

    Judge or Jury? Which Would You Prefer Decide Your Fate?

    Judge or Jury? Which Would You Prefer Decide Your Fate?
    I have been watching with great interest news reports on the Oscar Pistorius trial that is going on right now in South Africa. Oscar is known as the "Blade Runner" as he runs on prosthetic legs and was the first person with prosthetics to run…
Rank this Week: 2516

South Carolina Lawyer Blog

South Carolina Lawyer Blog

Covers personal injury law issues and topics, including medical malpractice, product liability, and worker's compensation By Louthian Law Firm, P.A.

http://www.southcarolinalawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 18

    Care For Your Car

    Care For Your Car
    April is National Car Care Month. Why does a personal injury attorney care about car care? Because poor maintenance is one of the causes of vehicle accidents. The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration says about one out every…
  • Apr 18

    Can You Dig It?

    Can You Dig It?
    I mean that literally . . . can you dig it? Like a big hole in the back yard for a swimming pool. Or a little hole in the front yard for a new mailbox post. Or a medium-sized hole in the side yard for a nice shade tree. Even if the ground is…
  • Apr 18

    Nhtsa Still Has Work To Do On Bus Safety

    Nhtsa Still Has Work To Do On Bus Safety
    Motorcoaches are a popular way to travel. The Greyhound slogan was “Leave the driving to us,” and many thousands of people do leave the driving to Greyhound and other motorcoach operators every year. In 2010, U.S. motorcoach…
Rank this Week: 2512

Indiana Legal Blog

Indiana Legal Blog

Indiana Legal Blog covers civil litigation, medical malpractice, and personal injury litigation. By Parr Richey Obremskey & Morton.

http://www.indianainjuryblog.com/
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Chicago Injury Law Blog

Chicago Injury Law Blog

Covers pharmaceutical, medical device and medical malpractice litigation. By Pintas & Mullins Law Firm.

http://www.chicagoinjurylawblog.com/
  • Apr 17

    Postal Worker Attacked by Loose Dog

    Postal Worker Attacked by Loose Dog
    An Oregon postal worker recently filed a lawsuit against the owner of an abnormally dangerous dog after the canine attacked her, causing serious facial injuries. More than 5,000 postal workers are attacked by dogs every year in the United…
  • Apr 7

    Best App for Athlete Concussion Help

    Best App for Athlete Concussion Help
    There are now many different types of smartphone applications that aim to help parents, coaches and others on the sidelines manage athletes who suffer a concussion. Although the influx of different apps is promising and indeed very helpful,…
  • Apr 3

    Minor League Baseball Players Sue MLB for Wage Violation

    Minor League Baseball Players Sue MLB for Wage Violation
    Wage, hour and overtime lawyers at Pintas & Mullins report on the recent lawsuit against Major League Baseball (MLB) over long-standing wage violations. The suit now includes former players from 17 different minor league teams, and…
Rank this Week: 3514

Medical Malpractice Lawyers Blog

Medical Malpractice Lawyers Blog

Covers medical malpractice laws, doctor negligence, and defective medical devices and drugs. By Pintas & Mullins Law Firm.

http://www.illinoismedicalmalpracticelawyers-blog.com/
  • Apr 16

    How Spine Implants Cause More Harm than Good

    How Spine Implants Cause More Harm than Good
    Stimulation therapy is a growing treatment intended to relieve chronic pain in the spinal cord by sending electrical pulses through an implant. In some patients, the procedure works well and pain is well-managed. In others, the operation…
  • Apr 8

    The Safety and Risks of Drugstore Clinic

    The Safety and Risks of Drugstore Clinic
    Drugstores and supermarkets like CVS, Walgreens and Target are expanding their walk-in medical clinic throughout the country to meet high public demand. There are several factors driving this new healthcare trend, and relatively little is…
  • Apr 3

    Another da Vinci Robotic System Approved for Market

    Another da Vinci Robotic System Approved for Market
    Intuitive Surgical, the company that makes the da Vinci Robotic Surgery System, recently announced that it gained approval for a new robotic system, called the da Vinci Xi. Our team of da Vinci surgery injury lawyers takes a closer look at…
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Chicago Medical Malpractice…

Chicago Medical Malpractice Lawyers Blog

Covers birth injuries, nursing home abuse, and wrongful death. By Goldberg & Goldberg.

http://www.chicagomedicalmalpracticelawyersblog.com/
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Pharmacy Error Injury Lawyer Blog

Pharmacy Error Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers pharmacy and medication errors. By Lebowitz & Mzhen.

http://www.pharmacyerrorinjurylawyer.com/
  • Apr 15

    FDA Approves Prescription-Based Antidote for Overdose of Heroin, Other Opioid

    FDA Approves Prescription-Based Antidote for Overdose of Heroin, Other Opioid
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a “hand-held auto-injector” device for use with known or suspected opioid overdoses. Abuse of opioids, a group of drugs that includes many prescription painkillers, is becoming a…
  • Apr 8

    FDA Proposes New Guidelines Regarding Off-Label Promotion of Drug

    FDA Proposes New Guidelines Regarding Off-Label Promotion of Drug
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued draft revisions of pharmaceutical industry guidelines regarding “off-label” promotion of drugs. “Off-label” refers to information about uses of a drug that have not been…
  • Mar 26

    Public University Collaborates with Private Drugstore Chain on New Model of Patient Care

    Public University Collaborates with Private Drugstore Chain on New Model of Patient Care
    A national pharmacy chain has partnered with a medical school and a pharmacy school to open a store that will explore a new model for patient care. The “Walgreens at UCSF” store, located on the University of California, San Francisco...
Rank this Week: 1436

St. Louis Personal Injury Blog

St. Louis Personal Injury Blog

Covers medical malpractice and personal injury in Missouri and Illinois. By Todd N. Hendrickson.

http://stlouisinjurylawblog.com/
  • Apr 14

    Another Reason to Ban Smart Phones from the OR? What’s the First Reason?

    Another Reason to Ban Smart Phones from the OR? What’s the First Reason?
    A report titled Another Reason Why You Should Ban Smart Phones from the OR raise, at least for me, this question: What’s the first reason? Is there any reason why a surgeon, anesthesiologist, nurse or surgical tech should be using a…
  • Feb 5

    Its OK to Flash Your Headlights to Warn of Speed Trap

    Its OK to Flash Your Headlights to Warn of Speed Trap
    In a preliminary ruling issued on February 3, 2014, a federal judge ruled that flashing your headlights at oncoming traffic to warn of a speed trap is constitutionally protected speech. Judge Henry Autry, in the case of Elli v. City of…
  • Jan 7

    How Much Will My New Hip Cost? Likely Your Doctor Doesn’t Know …

    How Much Will My New Hip Cost? Likely Your Doctor Doesn’t Know …
    How much is something going to cost? Always a fair question and almost always one that can be answered before you purchase anything. But when you are talking about medical procedures, particularly things like hip and knee replacements, you…
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Central New York Injury Lawyer…

Central New York Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, and municipal liability. By Michaels & Smolak, P.C.

http://www.centralnewyorkinjurylawyer.com/
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Mass Tort Defense

Mass Tort Defense

Covers legal issues relating to defense of mass tort cases and large scale product liability claims. By Sean P. Wajert of Dechert, LLP.

http://www.masstortdefense.com/
  • Apr 10

    CAFA Removal Appeal to Watch

    CAFA Removal Appeal to Watch
    Here's one to watch.  The Supreme Court agreed earlier this week to consider whether defendants seeking removal of a proposed class suit to federal court under the Class Action Fairness Act must provide additional evidence supporting…
  • Apr 8

    France Adopts Limited Class Action Rule

    France Adopts Limited Class Action Rule
    We have posted before about the potential spread of class action litigation to other countries.  Now comes word that French President François Hollande has signed into law France’s new Consumer Law, which includes…
  • Apr 3

    State Supreme Court Rejects Fishing Expedition of Experts' Employer

    State Supreme Court Rejects Fishing Expedition of Experts' Employer
    The Texas Supreme Court rejected plaintiffs' attempt to engage in a "fishing expedition"  of the employer of two experts retained in a product liability dispute. See In re Ford Motor Co., No. 12-1000 (Tex., 3/28/14). In this…
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San Francisco Injury Attorney Blog

San Francisco Injury Attorney Blog

Covers automobile accidents, medical malpractice and wrongful death. By Callaway & Wolf.

http://www.sanfranciscoinjuryattorneysblog.com/
  • Apr 9

    Liability in Rear-end Accident

    Liability in Rear-end Accident
    Motor vehicle accidents affect millions of people each year. In fact, a person is injured in a motor vehicle collision every 2 minutes and 20 seconds in California, according to data provided by the California Highway Patrol. In most cases,…
  • Mar 18

    California Man Will Face Civil and Criminal Cases Following Auto Accident

    California Man Will Face Civil and Criminal Cases Following Auto Accident
    A majority of the time, a car accident is simply that--an accident. Usually, the responsible driver never meant to cause a crash and injure or kill anyone. Sometimes, though the driver did not intend to hurt anyone, he or she may have been…
  • Feb 13

    Business Patrons Injured Inside a Store Have Multiple Legal Option

    Business Patrons Injured Inside a Store Have Multiple Legal Option
    The moment you enter a place of business, that business's owner/manager, or whomever controls that facility, has a responsibility to you. That responsibility involves ensuring that everyplace in that store where you might go is safe and free…
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Scranton Personal Injury Lawyer…

Scranton Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury law, medical malpractice, and workers' compensation. By Needle, Goldenziel, Pascale & Consagra, P.C.

http://www.scrantonpersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 7

    Duties of Hospitals to Third Parties in Pennsylvania

    Duties of Hospitals to Third Parties in Pennsylvania
    In a recent case a father and daughter appealed from an order dismissing their professional negligence complaint against a hospital. The case arose when an adult woman (Dawn Martin) was brought to the hospital after a suicide attempt in 2012.…
  • Apr 7

    Trivial Defects on Property Cause Slip and Fall Case

    Trivial Defects on Property Cause Slip and Fall Case
    In a recent non-precedential case, a 58-year-old woman appealed an order entering summary judgment in favor of a management company in a Pennsylvania personal injury and premises liability suit. The case arose when the woman was walking…
  • Mar 23

    Landowner’s Responsibility to Independent Contractor’s Employees in Pennsylvania

    Landowner’s Responsibility to Independent Contractor’s Employees in Pennsylvania
    In a recent non-precedential case, a man appealed from an order granting summary judgment to Thiele Manufacturing. The man was hurt while working for his employer American Roofing, Inc. He fell through a fiberglass skylight on the roof of a…
Rank this Week: 1748

The New York Medical Malpractice…

The New York Medical Malpractice Law Blog

Provides an overview of New York medical malpractice and products liability involving medical devices. By Andrew J. Barovick.

http://www.thenewyorkmedicalmalpracticelawblog.com
  • Apr 3

    Improve Work/Life Balance With Volunteering

    Improve Work/Life Balance With Volunteering
    Volunteering can have positive effects on your personal life, as well as your work life. Once a week, I participate in an ongoing volunteer project as an after-school reading buddy. Created by JCY Westchester Community Partners, a charitable…
  • Jan 17

    The Harm Caused By Malpractice “Consent Clauses”

    The Harm Caused By Malpractice “Consent Clauses”
    Physicians have the option to purchase medical malpractice insurance policies, which, at the cost of higher premiums, include special “consent clauses.” These clauses stipulate that doctors being sued for malpractice must first…
  • Dec 5

    Will Access To Clinicians’ Notes Improve Patient Safety?

    Will Access To Clinicians’ Notes Improve Patient Safety?
    I just came upon a stirring article in the New England Journal of Medicine, entitled “The Road toward Fully Transparent Medical Records” (sic).  It’s a little long, but well worth reading, because it contains truly…
Rank this Week: 1418

Maryland Personal Injury Lawyer…

Maryland Personal Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers medical malpractice and personal injury news. By Joseph H. Ostad, P.A.

http://www.marylandpersonalinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 3

    Baltimore Malpractice Lawyer Blog:What is Medical Malpractice?

    Baltimore Malpractice Lawyer Blog:What is Medical Malpractice?
    What is medical malpractice you ask? As an experienced attorney with offices in Rockville and Baltimore Maryland, I can tell you that many people are unaware of their rights when it come to Medical Malpractice and hospital errors.Statistics…
  • Mar 7

    Life Insurance Lawyer Blog: Death Benefit Claim

    Life Insurance Lawyer Blog: Death Benefit Claim
    Trying to find out if a deceased person had a life insurance policy can be extremely difficult at the time of a loved one's death. Emotions will be running high among family members and close friends and taking care of business can be the…
  • Feb 28

    Wrongful Death Blog:Family Awarded Settlement From State.

    Wrongful Death Blog:Family Awarded Settlement From State.
    A Circuit Court civil jury awarded $3 million to relatives of a woman killed by a reckless driver as she walked on a stretch of road that was not equipped with sidewalks or guard rails.The jury found the state liable in the wrongful death…
Rank this Week: 3084

Tennessee Personal Injury Blog

Tennessee Personal Injury Blog

Tracks important appellate opinions concerning Tennessee's civil justice system including opinions affecting personal injury, insurance law, business torts and comsumer protection. By the Adams Law Firm.

http://tennesseepersonalinjurylaw.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 29

    TN COA REVERSES DISMISSAL OF SLIP AND FALL CASE INVOLVING INADEQUATE LIGHTING

    TN COA REVERSES DISMISSAL OF SLIP AND FALL CASE INVOLVING INADEQUATE LIGHTING
    On November 30, 2010, Plaintiff Cynthia Christian was an invited guest for a function at Ms. Lassie's Lodge in Campbell County, Tennessee.  The Lodge was regularly rented for parties and other functions via the nearby Hampton Inn.…
  • Mar 19

    Tractor Trailer Collision Leads to Record Settlememt

    Tractor Trailer Collision Leads to Record Settlememt
    In one of the biggest personal injury settlements in Pennsylvania history, a family that suffered death and injuries after being rear-ended by a tractor trailer has received a $26.1 million settlement.In 2010, the three Plaintiffs were…
  • Mar 15

    CPSC IMPROVES SAFETY STANDARDS FOR STROLLERS AND CARRIAGES

    CPSC IMPROVES SAFETY STANDARDS FOR STROLLERS AND CARRIAGES
    The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has approved a new federal safety standard that will improve the safety of all carriages and strollers sold after September 10, 2015.The new standard was developed due to the CPSC’s review…
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DC Metro Area Medical Malpractice…

DC Metro Area Medical Malpractice Law Blog

Covers medical malpractice, product liability, public health and tort reform. By Regan Zambri & Long.

http://www.dcmedmalblog.com/
  • Mar 28

    California Advocates Push to Raise Golden State Medical Malpractice Cap -- Would Be First Increase Since 1975

    California Advocates Push to Raise Golden State Medical Malpractice Cap -- Would Be First Increase Since 1975
    Under California law, damages in medical malpractice cases are capped at just $250,000. If that figure sounds anachronistic… well, that's because it is: literally! The $250,000 cap has been in place for nearly four decades – it…
  • Mar 28

    Over 200 Patients Die Daily From Hospital-Associated Infections, Report Show

    Over 200 Patients Die Daily From Hospital-Associated Infections, Report Show
    Posted by: Salvatore J. Zambri, founding member and partner Results from the recently-published Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 2011 hospital survey indicate that, despite progress in recent years, the deadly…
  • Mar 24

    Medical Malpractice Caps Limits Overturned in Florida

    Medical Malpractice Caps Limits Overturned in Florida
    Posted by: Salvatore J. Zambri, founding member and partner For years, supporters of so-called tort reform claimed that the costs of medical care would decrease drastically if recoveries in medical malpractice lawsuits were…
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