The Jury’s Sense of the Thing

Two weeks ago, I ended a series of posts about the role of Senses in litigation (Taste, Touch, Smell, Sight, Hearing). About the time that I ended those, I ran across something even better. A real scientific explanation of what I was getting at – published in the Journal of Consumer Research. Here it is. So Close I Can […]

Local Quality Fraud in Healthcare Drives Up Costs: Help Us Eradicate it

From DOJ as reported in the Fort Myers News Press (A Gannet paper) “Today’s settlement demonstrates our unwavering commitment to protect the Medicare trust fund against unscrupulous providers,” said Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Benjamin C. Mizer, head of the Justice Department’s Civil Division. “Providers who waste taxpayer dollars by billing for unnecessary services will […]