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Steve Teal, Santa Rosa Attorney, Obtains $850,000 for Client in Highest Hospital Negligence Verdict in Mendocino County

Teal & Montgomery law firm prevails on behalf of plaintiff in medical malpractice lawsuit against Ukiah Valley Medical Center, after month long trial and just six hours of deliberations Santa Rosa, Calif. (Lexis Nexis) February 12, 2009 -- February 12, 2009 - Steve...

Herbalife Sued for Negligence and Fraud by Victim

OAKLAND, Calif., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Law Offices of Christopher Grell have filed a lawsuit against Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF ) in the Superior Court of the State of California (case BC392373, dept. 48) today on behalf of a 29-year-old woman who acquired acute liver problems after taki...

Jury Awards Valley Medical Center Patient $1.8 Million for Nursing Negligence

Woman spent remaining life in wheelchair, nursing facilities after nurse failed to alert physician to condition; Verdict record for its type KENT, Wash., July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- A King County Superior Court jury awarded the estate of a Renton woman more than $1.8 million yester...

Six Lose Sight Due to Medical Negligence in Eye Camp

Bhubaneswar: At least six people lost an eye each allegedly due to medical neglect after cataract operations in Orissa. But officials said the patients// were to blame because they had not taken adequate precautions. The district administration had organised a cataract operation camp at the g...

Ministry Cites Negligence as Cause of Kazakh baby HIV cases

The Health Ministry alleges that negligence in a blood transfusion centre led to the death of four babies in Kazakhstan as well as the infection// of at least 55 children and one adult with the HIV virus. In a hospital in the south of the Central Asian state the children, and a mother, have been...

Rs 5 Lakh Compensation To Patient For Negligence In Treatment

A Delhi Consumer Court has directed a city-based private hospital to pay Rs 5 lakh compensation to a man who developed 'inability to walk or move on account //of the negligence' during a surgery for thigh bone fracture. The North District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum comprising Presiden...

Apex Consumer Court Rejects Rs 143 Cr Medical Negligence Claim

Observing that error of judgement of doctors while treating a rare disease does not amount to deficiency of service // , the National Consumer Commission today dismissed the medical negligence claim case to the tune of Rs 143.08 crore filed by a US-based doctor whose wife died almost nine years ago...

Court Dismisses 143-Crore Claim Against Hospital In Kolkata For Alleged Negligence In Treatment

New Delhi, June 1: The apex consumer court in New Delhi on Wednesday dismissed the highest ever medical compensation case of claim that was filed by an Indian born// US scientist Kunal Saha for the death of his wife in 1998, which he alleged due to the wrongful treatment. Making a statement f...

Consumer Court Dismisses Rs 143 Crore Negligence Claim

New Delhi. The National Consumer Commission today dismissed the medical negligence claim to the tune of Rs 143 Crores filed by a US-based doctor //who had alleged that his wife died because of negligence given at a Kolkata hospital. The National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission Bench com...

Court Rejects Case of Negligence by Disabled Children against the Doctors

In Australia the High Court dismissed the cases from two severely disabled children. These cases were mainly raised to claim compensation. Both the children were born after negligent medical advice. //One such is that of Alexia Harriton, 25 who is deaf, blind and mentally disabled. She said that he...

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Negligence in Medical Technology

GreenBytes Wards Off Germs and Costly Computer Repairs

...tion, employee sickness and higher electric bills. Depending on the number of computers and/or machines a business uses, the cumulative effect of such negligence can cost a company thousands of dollars annually. "You get your oil changed and wash your car to ensure it runs smoothly, is clean and stays in g...
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Negligence in Biological Technology

Are You Ready for Identity Theft?

...in building a security program. By performing regular assessments and developing a security action plan, an organization can significantly reduce its negligence and liability risks. Even if an organization is in a regulated environment or faced with budget constraints, best business judgment rules applies whe...

More Midwest Seed-Stage Life Science VCs

...o knit together some of these pieces so the tapestry doesnt fall apart. Last weeks column evoked responses from a number of readers who remarked on my negligence in mentioning other seed and early stage life science VCs or angel groups operating in the Midwest. Some new groups came to my attention and I rea...

Managing the nightmare of identity theft

...no policies or procedures, no training, no internal investigation, and no audit. He said the prosecution is trying to apply the strictest standard for negligence when the ordinary standard should apply, and said if the strict standard was applied, credit card companies would shift costs to hospitals when they a...

Identity theft: The business time bomb

...y the individuals whose nonpublic personal information is compromised in a security breach. Failure to comply with this law may be used as evidence of negligence or breach of duty in civil and class action lawsuits against the entity. Other states have similar laws for businesses who have even a single custo...

Companies still neglect network security

...ity risk. In addition, cyber criminals already are targeting wireless communications, and the plaintiff's bar is paying more attention to corporate negligence in the area of computer security. If that isn't enough, compliance requirements are likely to speed adoption of security measures and products. "Bu...

Wisconsin identity theft law: A cheap plastic sword

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