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- When Large Medical Groups Acquire Small Physician Practices – Legal and Economic Structure
A trend in the medical marketplace is for big group multi-specialty medical practices to buy up small practices, and integrate them into the big group as satellite offices and cost centers.
- Heart Surgery Infections and Malpractice
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has growing concerns that approximately 600,000 heart surgery patients could be infected with a potentially life threatening bacteria. The risk stems from contaminated heating and cooling devices commonly used during open heart surgery.
- Injuries Resulting from Breast Cancer Treatment
An alarming study by a Danish group claims that physicians, in their rush to treat women diagnosed with breast cancer, may actually do more harm than good.
- Stricter Malpractice Laws
When a patient is admitted to the hospital for surgery, his or her life is literally in the hands of the surgeon who is performing the procedure.
- Kickback Fraud in the Health Care Business
Competition for health care business is strong. Every possible service from pharmaceutical manufacturers to providers of durable medical equipment has sales reps fighting for business.
- Invokana Lawsuits Will Be Heard in Federal Court
These lawsuits against the makers of the diabetes drug claim that it was the cause of their kidney failure.
- Overview of License Defense for a Physician
[P]rofessional discipline for a physician [involves] the process by which your medical license comes under attack and your defense of it.
- Do I Need an “Affidavit of Merit” in a Medical Malpractice Case?
Medical malpractice cases are complex and often take a substantial amount of time when tried. They can be expensive for both parties.
- What Is the “Discovery of Harm” Rule in a Medical Malpractice Case?
Every state has a law related to the amount of time a person can bring forth a personal injury case before being time-barred from making the claim. These laws are referred to as the statute of limitations.
- Lawyers Claim DePuy Aggressively Marketed Metal-On-Metal Implants
With alleged prior knowledge of the flawed design, DePuy still marketed these metal-on-metal implants.