Tort “reform” just keeps rearing its ugly head. One of the troubling parts of tort “reform” – and there are many – is that such “reform” often comes from freedom-loving, constitution-loving [...]
A USA Today investigative report has shown that thousands of doctors who have been banned by hospitals or other medical facilities are not punished by state medical boards and continue to treat unsuspecting patients. While it is good USA [...]
United States Senator Sheldon Whitehouse commented in the National Law Journal on the ongoing attacks against the civil jury system through restrictions including forced arbitration, enhanced pleading standards, and restrictions on class [...]
It seems like medical malpractice is often the front line in the assault on civil justice and 7th Amendment freedoms. People, understandably, have a special relationship with their physician. The organizations who work to avoid accountability [...]
A hat tip this morning to Andrew Cochran at The 7th Amendment Advocate for tweeting a link to Diederich Healthcare's telling medical malpractice infographic.
The statistics are unsurprising to those who have fought battles to keep [...]
Charles Cullen was a critical care nurse who murdered dozens of innocent, unsuspecting patients in at least seven different hospitals over more than 15 years. Despite warnings and red flags, none of the hospitals reported Cullen's conduct [...]
The tragic killings at Sandy Hook elementary school and elsewhere across the country have led to vigorous debate about the proper reach of the 2nd Amendment and to what extent government may regulate the ownership and use of various firearms. [...]
There are at least 250,000 distinct English words in our vocabulary. Other estimates put the number of English words at nearly 1 million to significantly more than a million words.
Would you have the right of freedom of speech if that speech [...]
Check out these legal, safety, and other news headlines from around the Internet that caught my attention this week:
Obama and Romney Square Off In Political Jury Trial [Joe Patrice at Above The Law]
Does Taxing Unhealthy (In This [...]
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 [...]