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- 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.
- Tort Reform Is Not Only Useless, It's Harmful
The insurance industry and corporate interests have worked for decades to sell the story of “tort reform,” the idea that “frivolous lawsuits” and the high cost of health care can only be stopped by limiting people's right to sue for damages.
- Mortality Rates and Malpractice
A series of recent infant deaths at a medical center in Florida, and a subsequent investigation of the deaths by CNN, suggests that an increase in infant deaths at one facility may be an indication of medical malpractice.
- New Report On Medical Omissions
A new report on studies of acute care facilities highlights several startling ways in which medical professionals may be liable for care they do not provide and things they do not do.
- Who is Liable for Medication Errors?
Learn why medication errors occur and how to safeguard yourself against prescription drug errors.
- Viable Medical Malpractice Claims Require Specific Criteria
Most people are familiar with the term “medical malpractice,” but few understand its meaning or what goes into establishing a viable claim.
- Swine Flu Vaccine Disables 12 Year-Old Boy
Vaccines play a large role in improving public health.
- Concerns about Hospital Safety
Reliable information about the quality of care that hospitals provide to patients should be available to the public.
- Multiple Sclerosis Misdiagnosis Sometimes Warrants a Medical Malpractice
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a neurological condition with a complicated set of symptoms.
- Federal Tort Claims Act Practice Alert: U.S. v. Wong
According to the United States Supreme Court, the two- year and six- month time limits in 28 U.S.C.§ 2401(b) of the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) "are just time limits, nothing more. Even though they govern litigation against the Government, a court can toll them on equitable grounds."