The Willie Gary Law Firm Files $1 Billion Lawsuit Against Durham County LME, Wake County LME, Five County LME, Mecklenberg County LME and Value Options, Inc. for Negligent and Intentional Misconduct Against Mental Health Agency
The Firm Announced a Plan of Action on Behalf of their Client, Joel
Hopkins, President and CEO of Dominion Healthcare Services, Inc. and its 1000 Employees
DURHAM, N.C., Jan. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Willie Gary's law firm announced
today that they have filed a lawsui...
No Pay Hike for Negligent Health Officials
Health officials in Rajasthan would now be denied salary increments if they fail to check the spread of seasonal diseases.//
If an official is found neglecting his duties and is unable to curb diseases like malaria, his increments could be cut up to a period of three years, said a notificatio...
Charlotte Attorney Calls on North Carolina Senate to Pass "Comparative Negligence" Bill in Order to Better Protect Injury Victims in State
...people are accidentally harmed. Contributory negligence is a legal doctrine stating that if a plaintiff in a civil case involving negligence was also negligent
in any way, they cannot receive any compensation from the defendant, even if they were found to be only 1% responsible. This doctrine originated in E...
Major Study of Malpractice Insurance Finds No Basis to Limit Liability of Unsafe Health Care Providers
...ctice insurance industry is enjoying remarkable profits in light of the global economic collapse. It concludes that further limiting the liability of negligent
doctors and unsafe hospitals is not only unjustified, but also would have almost no impact lowering this country's overall health care expenditures.
Business Insurance Now Offers Professional Liability Insurance for Allied Health Care Providers
...nsurance protects an allied health care provider, or his or her company, against the financial devastation that comes from being charged with either a negligent
act or failure to perform professional duties. Professional liability insurance generally covers claims alleging errors and omissions, negligence, o...
Was SIDS the cause of infant deaths even 150 years ago?
...ly healthy baby during night-time sleep would have been rationalized as accidental smothering or overlaying. Lawmakers attributed smothering deaths to negligent
caretakers and characterized infant-adult bedsharing practices as proof of parental incompetence.
Dr. Kemkes investigated whether 19th century infa...
New Assisted Living at Home (assistedlivingathome.com) Database Locates Ideal Retirement Communities for Your Loved One
...he lack of information is compounded by the fact that most people do not even know where to begin or who to trust. News stories about senior abuse and negligent
retirement homes made it clear to one company that there was the need for a better way to help families choose the best assisted living and retire...
Groups to Congress: Don't Sacrifice Patient Safety to Lower Health Costs
... Reform Should Reduce Medical Errors, Not Immunize negligent
Providers for Mistakes that Maim and Kill Innocent...th reform legislation, not limits on liability for negligent
medical providers, as a means to both save lives a...ice damage caps, and other limits on liability for negligent
health care providers, have locked injured patient...
No Matter the Vehicle, Sending Text Messages While Driving Increases Risk of Accidents, Warns New York Auto Accident Lawyer
...age or demand cell phone use for work while driving. Under the doctrine of vicarious responsibility, employers may be held legally accountable for the negligent
acts of employees committed in the course of their employment.
New York auto accident lawyer Perecman agrees with the ban. "Whatever sensible...
Bionovo Announces Arbitration Decision in Lawsuit Filed by Former Officer - All Claims Denied
... Cohen and Mary Tagliaferri.
The decision was in reference to a suit filed by former Chief Financial Officer James P. Stapleton, alleging fraud, negligent
misrepresentation and breach of oral contract stemming from Mr. Stapleton's separation from Bionovo. The binding arbitration took place on May 11 and ...
Study finds homicidal poisoning rising, more likely in infants and elderly
...tims than the general population, the study found. Shepherd said that rather than being premeditated acts, the majority of these poisonings are likely negligent
homicides committed by parents or caretakers.
"Anyone who has been a new parent knows about the long hours and the stress of an inconsolable child,...
Negligent, attentive mouse mothers show biological differences
...ut of every five females failing to care for her offspring. By comparing the good mothers to their less attentive relatives, the group has found that negligent
parenting seems to have both genetic and non-genetic influences, and may be linked to dysregulation of the brain signaling chemical dopamine.
As a ...