Archive for May, 2009

Judge tosses 18 of 20 lawsuits filed by cancer patients against Staten Island doc (Staten Island Advance)

Family of Italian nationals accused Dr. Gil Lederman, SIUH, others of delivering unrealistic promises of cures

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Immigrant mother questions lawyers’ actions (The Leaf Chronicle)

NASHVILLE — The Mexican mother in a Tennessee child-custody battle involving a severely brain-damaged girl has filed an affidavit raising questions about the actions of several lawyers involved in the case and a related lawsuit.

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Doctors Must Self-Report Mal-Practice, Discipline In State Web Site (KMGH 7 Denver)

Finding out if your doctors ever settled a malpractice claim is easier now with a new self-reporting online system.

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Deane Waldman: The Lottery Philosophy in Medical Malpractice (The Huffington Post)

This started when I read an online solicitation from a personal injury (PI) lawyer. He wrote that injured patients should use his firm because…

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CNN - Threats Against Judges Mushroom, Marshals Say (WSB-TV 2 Atlanta)

The Number Of Threats Against Federal Judges And Prosecutors Has Increased From 500 In 2003 To 1,278 In 2008, The U.S. Marshals Service Said. In 2005, Authorities Say, A Man Who Was Distraught About The Dismissal Of His Medical Malpractice Case Murdered The Husband And Mother Of Judge Joan Lefkow In Chicago. That Case Led To Better Reporting Of Threats, The Service Said.

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