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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...

New research in AJN shows link between nurse's criminal history and professional misconduct

New York, NY (March 3, 2009) A study published in the March issue of the American Journal of Nursing (AJN) found that almost 40% of nurses who were on probation for professional misconduct in 2001 committed another act of misconduct between 2001 and 2005. Nurses on probation who had a history ...

Nursing Home Workers Strike Over Employer Misconduct

Owners Accused of Violating Federal Law, Jeopardizing Resident Care MILLBRAE, Calif., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Healthcare workers at Emmanuel Convalescent Hospital in Millbrae will hold a 24-hour strike on Friday over several violations of federal labor law, which have included f...

Well known Psychiatrist in UK faces charges for misconduct with client

One the the most respected doctors in the field of Psychiatry in the UK is facing charges of misconduct.// The General Medical Council conducted a disciplinary hearing to look into the charges made against Dr Russell Reid one of the most famous gender psychiatrist in the UK for having apparentl...

New Sexual Misconduct Rule Against Doctors In The US

The Medical Quality Assurance Commission has instituted a rule that doctors can no longer date their patients. This rule has been enforced despite protests from lawyers and several doctors' groups. //Since 1998, the board has received 160 complaints of sexual misconduct by doctors and physician ass...

NZ Doctor Found Guilty Of Professional Misconduct

The Health Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal in New Zealand said that a doctor who misdiagnosed a case of bowel cancer in a patient was guilty of professional misconduct.// The patient later died and the doctor tried to explain away his failure by changing medical documents. The tribunal sa...

GP Found Guilty Of Misconduct

A general practioner in Auckland was found guilty of four counts of misconduct. The doctor failed to properly examine Virginia Duncan, 43 years old and a mother of three children. She died on February 2003 of colorectal cancer, // after complaining of severe abdominal pains and constipation for...

UK doctor Charged By GMC For Professional Misconduct

The General Medical Council (GNC) UK is now investigating Dr Wakefield over claims of serious professional misconduct//. The research that was led by Dr Andrew Wakefield and subsequently published in The Lancet in 1998, had sparked a health scare when it had suggested that their might exist a...

UCI Medical Affiliates, Inc.'s Internal Investigation Leads to SEC Action and Criminal Charges Against Former Executive Officer

... were prepared in conformity with GAAP. The misconduct of Mr. Wells upon which the Complaint and the pend...ted the results of its investigation regarding the misconduct of Mr. Wells to the Office of the United States At...tigation in their respective investigations of the misconduct of Mr. Wells. On February 27, 2009, Mr. Wells...

AMA Manual of Style, the 'Bible' for Medical and Scientific Publishing, Gains Online Presence

...on. The site walks the user through everything from preparing an article for publication, visual presentation of data, and correct usage to scientific misconduct and intellectual property. In addition, users are offered numerous other online features, including: Style policy changes highli...

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Misconduct in Medical Dictionary

Sexual Assault

...ssault Forensic Examiner (SAFE) programs throughout the ... There is no right or wrong way to respond to a sexual assault . ... The Sexual misconduct Prevention and Response Task Force provides information and assistance regarding sexual assault and sexual harassment for WSU students, ... ...
Misconduct in Biological Technology

Arbitration can help when IT deals go sour

...rassing procedures. Under U.S. law, arbitration decisions are final unless the arbitration decision is obtained by corruption, fraud or prejudicial misconduct on the part of the arbitrator. Arbitration has other advantages as well. The arbitration award is normally private and even the fact that a dispute ha...
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