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- 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.
- Six California Plaintiffs Awarded $1 Billion Verdict for Defective Metal Hip Implants
After being implanted with the devices the Plaintiffs all claim to have serious injuries due to the implant system.
- 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.
- Benefits from an Ex-Spouse
If you are divorced and planning for your retirement, you may have questions about what benefits you are entitled to receive, including Social Security or disability benefits from your ex-spouse.
- Can You Sue for Unsatisfactory Plastic Surgery Results?
Plastic surgery is an elective procedure that usually requires out of pocket income for payment to the healthcare facility and physician that attends the patient. In most circumstances, these surgeries are requested at the behest of a specific person that wants to alter something or feels that a change of a cosmetic manner is needed.