San Diego County is appealing an $85 million verdict obtained after it with-held discovery from the plaintiff and was sanctioned for it by the judge. Just before trial, lawyers for the family said that the county had acted improperly by not turning over key evidence, including a training video on how to apply restraints that […]
Cancer patients are caught in the middle of a fight between the Annapolis hospital and nine oncologists. While hospital representatives say the nine doctors resigned, they argue they wanted to continue practicing there and were fired. The doctors were denied access to practice at the hospital and filed a lawsuit in response. Business disputes in […]
All that you’ve loved is all you own Tom Waits There’s a saying that all you need to determine someone’s priorities is to see their budget. The judicial corollary to that is majority opinions. Don’t tell me what you’re for in an opinion you write for the dissent, tell me in an opinion where your […]
From The National Law Review’s conclusion: Ultimately, the family of the patient must make this tough decision. Many people have religious and moral views about autopsies and choose not to have them performed. Further, many people tell their family that they do not want an autopsy in the event of their death and family members […]
Do we know more and understand less more quickly in the age of the internet? With a fraction of the effort consumed by library trekking in the past, platforms like Wikipedia now give us immediate access to “answers”. As we know, these sources hardly bear the authority of the Library of Alexandria. – but the […]
SCOTUS Deals Blow To Gerrymanderers
If you could prevent 94 million deaths, would you?
Harvard: Human Insulin To Fix US Market Failure?
NEJM: More than two thirds (69%) of the U.S. public has said that reducing health care costs should be a top priority for the president and Congress. A review of 14 national opinion polls elucidates the public’s perspective on the problems and solutions.
JAMA: How will the “Conscience Rule” Affect Your Access to Healthcare?