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- Medical Marijuana Law in Texas Goes into Effect
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram is reporting†that because of a recent medical marijuana law passed by the Texas Legislature, pot is going to be grown in the state of Texas legally. However, the new law, passed in 2015, is strictly limited to people who are suffering from epilepsy and who have not responded to federally approved treatments.
- Importance of Using a Medical Oncology and Hematology Expert Witness
When someone has contracted cancer or has a blood disorder, he or she may be victim of a medical malpractice claim. This usually means that an expert in these matters needs to be hired to assist with evidence, medical procedures, processes and treatment as well as to assist in understanding how the injuries or further healthcare issues may have occurred.
- Action Items for the Estate When a Solo Physician or Dentist Dies
When a solo physician or dentist dies, the doctorís estate must figure out what to do with the practice. Because the doctor practiced solo, there are no partners who will continue the practice. The estate cannot operate the practice because itís not licensed to practice medicine or dentistry. Usually the estate has two choices, either sell the practice or wind it down.
- NYC Bureau of Fraud Investigation "Interviews" about Medicaid
A letter from the NYC Bureau of Fraud Investigation means that you are the target of a fraud investigation. How you respond to the letter can mean the difference between a minor inconvenience and criminal charges. You should get advice from an experienced Medicaid lawyer before you speak to the investigator. Anything you say to the investigator can and will be used against you.
- Proton Pump Inhibitors Linked to Higher Risk of Death
Studies conducted have suggested that the risk of death has increased due to some heartburn drugs.
- Vertebrae Injuries that Occur During Newborn Delivery Explained by Expert Witness
Medical malpractice often needs the assistance of an expert witness due to the complexities and medical procedures that occur during surgery and other processes. When the vertebra is damaged during a newborn delivery, someone with a healthcare background should be hired to assist with the investigation and understanding of evidence.
- Medical Expert Witness Explains What Lawyers Must Understand about Informed Consent
It is often necessary to hire an expert witness so that the judge or jury is able to understand certain aspects of a case or the evidence connected to it. However, some may become part of the proceedings so that certain persons are made aware of elements such as informed consent which requires more than simply obtaining permission for something specific.
- Lack of Regulation Regarding Ambulance Accidents in Texas Adds Insult to Injury
In Texas, there are no laws requiring that private ambulance services carry anything more than a minimum limits policy. This is just one of many hurdles that make obtaining a fair recovery for a person injured by a negligent ambulance driver from obtaining a fair recovery.
- Avoiding Criminal Charges at the NYC Bureau of Fraud Investigation for Medicaid Fraud
Every year, hundreds of New Yorkers face criminal charges because they provided false information on their Medicaid application or re-certifications. Your case does not have to end this way. In fact, most Medicaid fraud investigations are settled with no criminal charges at all. The key is how you respond to the Medicaid fraud investigators.
- Basics of Social Security Retirement Benefits
Retired workers and various family members are entitled to Social Security Retirement Benefits.