Busy week around here, so this is the first (only) post this week – but check out these headlines from around the Internet that caught my attention this week:
Gordon Gekko, HCA and Lawsuits (Why are medical costs going up?) [Eric [...]
Check out these legal, safety, and other news headlines from around the Internet that caught my attention this week:
Politics, Intolerance and Fair Courts [Editorial at The New York Times]
Missouri Executions on Hold Amid Concerns [...]
NBC's Today show reported that many luxury cars – supposedly synonymous with safety – perform poorly in a new Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) crash test. The new IIHS test evaluates the vehicles' crash performance [...]
Because of the US Chamber of Commerce's heavily marketed lobbying arm, the Institute for Legal Reform, many people have heard of so-called faces of lawsuit abuse. Coming from the Chamber or ILR, these "faces" are always defendants [...]
The folks at American Medical News filed a report yesterday claiming that the Missouri Supreme Court decision, Watts v. Lester E. Cox Medical Centers, holding that non-economic damage caps for malpractice injury victims was unconstitutional [...]
The Safety Institute is a non-profit organization emphasizing injury prevention and product safety. TSI provides a number of services including grant making (supporting organizations and individuals to identify injury issues and find solutions), [...]
Check out these legal, safety, and other news headlines that caught my attention this week:
How Apple and Amazon Security Flaws Led to My Epic Hacking [Mat Honan at Wired Magazine H/T Evan Schaeffer at Beyond the Underground]
Remember when a cell phone looked like this?
Cell phones have come a long way since the mid-1990s,but the safety standards for cell phone radiation emissions have not. In fact, those standards have not changed since 1996. Even worse, [...]
Max Kennerly and Ted Frank have been engaged in an interesting "debate" on the issue of tort reform policy.
Kennerly's Side Here
Frank's Side Here
I use the term "debate" loosely as I have never been a fan [...]
The Missouri Chamber of Commerce issued a telling statement in response to the Missouri Supreme Court decision striking down non-economic damages caps in medical malpractice injury cases.
The Chamber blasted the Watts decision as taking [...]