SEIU: 'Rogue Organization's Attempt to Destabilize UHW is Both Reckless and Feckless'
Statement of UHW Trustee Eliseo Medina on the attempts of disgraced former leaders to undermine healthcare workers' contract protections
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by SEIU:
"We worked really hard to win a good three-year contract at CHW,...
Major Study of Malpractice Insurance Finds No Basis to Limit Liability of Unsafe Health Care Providers
...ts are killed or injured due to medical negligence each year. Many states have already afforded health care providers extensive legal protections for reckless
or unsafe medical care. Proposals in any national health care bill that will take even more money out of the hands of injured patients and into the p...
New CASA* Report Finds Federal, State and Local Governments Spend Almost Half a Trillion Dollars a Year on Substance Abuse and Addiction
...bacco, alcohol and illegal and prescription drug abuse and addiction, and only two percent to relieve individuals and taxpayers of these burdens, is a reckless
misallocation of public funds. In these economic times, such upside-down-cake public policy is unconscionable," said Joseph A. Califano, Jr., CASA's ...
Oklahoma Passes Comprehensive Tort Reform: Governor Brad Henry Signs Reform Legislation
...lawsuit"; junk science and expert witness reforms; asbestos and silica reform; caps on noneconomic damages except in cases of severe disfigurement and reckless
disregard; gun manufacturer liability protection; volunteer immunity; and teacher liability protection.
ALEC applauds the efforts of bill authors...
Center to Expose and Close Animal Factories to Hold Media Teleconference Tomorrow to Discuss Smithfield Operations, Connection to Swine Flu, Health and Enviro Impacts
... crusading lawyers who have turned 10 years of litigation into a far-reaching advocacy campaign, will offer new insight into the dangerous behavior by reckless
corporations such as Smithfield which has resulted in giant animal factories where pigs produce enormous amounts of manure and other waste that poison...
Containment Technologies Group Announces Results of Legal Action
...diana law, defamation actions based on speech about matters of public concern require proof of "actual malice" - either knowledge of actual falsity or reckless
indifference to truth or falsity. The court acknowledged that "whether or not Peters did legitimate work, ASHP is protected under an actual malice st...
Pot-Smoking Drivers Tied to Range of Road Accidents
...inds third of these risk-takers had been in 1 or more crashes in previous 3 years
WEDNESDAY, April 8 (HealthDay News) -- Marijuana use and reckless
driving are interconnected, say Canadian researchers.
"We observed that dangerous driving behaviors are interrelated. Individuals scoring high on i...
Consumer Group Releases New Study About Defective Heart Devices and Implants; Patients Arrive in DC Tomorrow
... injuries and deaths, yet patients currently have no legal recourse against reckless
medical device manufacturers.
The release of the report, HEART SICK -...decision.
"This study tells a devastating tale of greed, cover-ups and reckless
behavior by some companies that manufacturer heart devices, such as pacemak...
Study finds cannabis use, dangerous driving behaviors interrelated
...able in French .
Montreal, March 11, 2009 Thrill-seeking young men are more likely to drive under the influence of cannabis (DUIC) and engage in reckless
driving, according to a new Universit de Montral study. As reported in the journal Accident Analysis and Prevention , men who are sensation-seekers, ...
New Year, Old Myths, New Fatalities
...u drink you may temporarily feel upbeat and excited. But don't be fooled. Inhibitions and judgment are soon affected, increasing the chance of making reckless
decisions behind the wheel. As more alcohol is consumed, fine motor skills and reaction time begin to suffer and behavior becomes poorly controlled an...
Global sunscreen won't save corals
... a possibly necessary response to the prospect of devastating climate change caused by increased human emission of greenhouse gases. Others see it as reckless
tinkering with the planet's complex and finely tuned climate system that could do more harm than good.
"Geoengineering approaches come with all s...
Evolutionary forces explain why women live longer than men
...une systems are somewhat weaker, and their bodies are less able to process the fat they eat, Kruger said. And behavioral causes---smoking, overeating, reckless
driving, violence---set men apart from most women. "Because mortality rates in general are going down, behavioral causes of death are ever more preval...
Chernobyl: The true scale of the accident
...s helpless, weak and lacking control over their future. This, in turn, has led either to over cautious behavior and exaggerated health concerns, or to reckless
conduct, such as consumption of mushrooms, berries and game from areas still designated as highly contaminated, overuse of alcohol and tobacco, and un...
RedPrairie exec calls for 50 percent tax cut
...isconsin needs to use the preceding lessons to create a new paradigm that includes an end to corporate welfare and hand outs that would represent more reckless
spending. He also wants whoever is elected governor to pursue an immediate 50 percent cut in state income taxes and have a plan to eliminate taxes ove...
Pre-eminent, web-based companies owe success to corporate venturing
...d as a pure start-up, said Ed Barthell, one of the founders and currently the chief medical officer and a board member of EMSystem. It would have been reckless
for the founders to leave our medical profession and bet on the concept at that stage.
Business within a business
That's a common theme in co...