THE LEGAL EXAMINER

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Will the Medical/Hospital Community Address the 250,000 Deaths by Medical Errors?
By Billy Cunningham on May 9, 2016

Texting Equals Prison
By Billy Cunningham on April 8, 2016

IS YOUR PRESCRIPTION SAFE?
By Billy Cunningham on March 24, 2016

The Erin Andrews verdict sparks reactions that are hard to understand….
By Troy Schwant on March 11, 2016


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Tolling Legal Malpractice Claims

The Indiana Court of Appeals reinstated a woman’s complaint against her attorney, finding the attorney mislead his client into believing that he had filed a claim in her behalf. The court found that his conduct tolled the 2 year statute …
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Will the Medical/Hospital Community Address the 250,000 Deaths by Medical Errors?

I am certain others have written about the report from Johns Hopkins that medical errors cause more than 250,000 deaths every year in the United States, enough to make them the nation’s third-leading cause of death. http://www.futurity.org/medical-errors-deaths-1157152/ But why are …
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Xarelto Users Listen Up

Blood thinners can be a blessing if you are at risk of developing unwanted blood clots.  Deep-vein thrombosis, for instance, is a condition in which a blood clot develops, usually from lack of movement, and can migrate to other parts …
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Defective Medical Device Replacement

If you have a defective medical device, you should consult an attorney before you have the apparatus replaced. Doctors and other health care professionals are focused on the medical aspects of your treatment and may not recognize the importance of …
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