Archive for March, 2010

Joel W. Collins Receives Inaugural ABOTA Chapter Service Award (PRWeb via Yahoo! News)

The American Board of Trial Advocates create new award in honor of Joel W. Collins’ exemplary service to the South Carolina Chapter

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Audit: Wisconsin malpractice fund in poor shape (WXOW 19 La Crosse)

Associated Press - March 30, 2010 10:25 AM ET MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A fund that helps Wisconsin health care providers pay expensive medical malpractice claims is in poor financial shape after…

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Wis. malpractice funds running out (WXOW 19 La Crosse)

A fund that helps pay for expensive medical malpractice claims is short on money after lawmakers cut $200 million from the fund to try to balance the state budget.

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New York Medical Malpractice Attorney Recommends Cancer Patients Take Precautionary Steps Before Undergoing Radiation … (PRWeb via Yahoo! News)

Richard Gurfein, regarded as one of the best medical malpractice attorneys in New York, and a former president of The New York State Trial Lawyers Association, urges cancer patients to talk to their doctor about the benefits and risks of radiation therapy before undergoing treatment. Mr.

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OLC Nominee Johnsen Not Among Recess Appointments (Medical News Today)

On Saturday, President Obama announced that he would use his constitutional authority to bypass the Senate and use recess appointments to fill 15 vacant federal positions, although “in a sign that [he] did not want to go too far in inflaming partisan passions,” he declined to appoint Department of Justice nominee Dawn Johnsen, the New York Times reports…

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