Archive for February, 2009

Deadline spurs endoscopy lawsuits (Las Vegas Sun)

As many as 5,000 former patients caught up in last year’s hepatitis scare are suing the Endoscopy Center of Southern Nevada and its related clinics in what is regarded as the largest class of medical malpractice cases ever to hit Nevada courts.

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Plan allows fill-ins on top state court (Chicago Sun-Times)

A Republican state senator is proposing an amendment to the Illinois Constitution that would provide for the appointment of acting state Supreme Court justices.

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WASHINGTON COUNTY : Supreme Court upholds malpractice suit ruling (NWAnews.com)

A divided Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the dismissal of a Washington County man’s medical malpractice lawsuit, although the dismissal came before the presiding judge had ruled on a request by the man’s attorney to withdraw from the case. (Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Northwest Edition)

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Lawyer suspended (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has placed a Pittsburgh attorney on four years of probation for misconduct in representing an elderly couple trying to file suit to recover pension payments from West Homestead.

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Mail Call (The Herald-Mail)

“I would like to say that the students at Hancock Middle-Senior High are great. It touches my heart to see you collecting money to help pay for the funeral of Mary and Nicole Gross. Once again, when people ask where my children attend school, I say with pride ‘Hancock.’” - Hancock

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