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- Risks Of Opioid Painkiller Use
Opioid painkillers such as oxycodone, morphine, or fentanyl are legal drugs commonly prescribed by doctors to treat severe pain. They can be helpful for patients managing chronic pain conditions who may have suffered a personal injury, but can have very serious side effects if overused or abused.
- Talc Linked to Ovarian Cancer
In a legal action that includes nearly 50 plaintiffs, Johnson & Johnson lost a second trial over claims that its talcum powder causes ovarian cancer.
- Medical Errors Third Leading Cause Of Death
A new study conducted by doctors at Johns Hopkins suggests that most medical mistakes are not noted in official medical records or death certificates.
- Insight into Transgender Rights
Currently, The Pennsylvania Division of Vital Records and Department of Health holds a policy that bars transgender people from changing their birth certificate unless they undergo gender confirmation surgery.
- Physicians Who Build Rapport with Patients
The percentage of physicians who have been sued at some point over the course of their career is quite high. In fact, according to a recent Medscape survey of nearly 4,000 physicians, 59 percent had been named as a defendant in a medical malpractice suit.
- What Does it Take to Make a Great Business Lawyer?
Business law is one of the broader practice areas that covers multiple specifications. A business lawyer should maintain an ample understanding of contracts, immigration laws, tax laws, regulatory laws, and corporate laws as they pertain to stock holding, investments, and securities.
- Are Law Firms Liable when Their Computers Are Hacked?
Security breaches continue to be a serious threat to businesses and private citizens. When law firm computers are hacked, sensitive client information may be leaked to their detriment. Whether the law firm is liable for such breaches depend on a number of factors.
- How Criminal Convictions can Affect a Nursing License in California
Like in other states, nurses are governed by a state board. This board is responsible for vetting nurses and enforcing rules that may impact nursing licenses.
- Licensing Requirements of Dubai Lawyers
Since 2011, the Dubai government has required lawyers to be licensed by it in order to lawfully provide legal services. There are strict standards that a lawyer must meet in order to be licensed by the Dubai government.
- Attorney Client Sexual Relations
Attorneys occupy a position of great trust with their clients. Therefore, sexual relationships between the two factions are generally discouraged. Additionally, this type of relationship may be prohibited by professional rules of conduct.