Archive for November, 2010

Appeals court voids $3.4M Ciavarella malpractice verdict

Erasing another stain from the corruption-filled tenure of former Luzerne County Judge Mark A. Ciavarella Jr., a state appeals court on Monday overturned a $3.4 million malpractice verdict returned in the judge’s court, saying his ties to a plaintiff’s a

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Plastic surgeon sues three women after they ‘anonymously’ criticised his work online

Dr Jay Pensler claims the trio’s postings about supposedly botched breast operations are false and and an attempt to ruin his professional reputation.

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Superior Court overturns Ciavarella ruling in malpractice case

Erasing another stain from the corruption-filled tenure of former Luzerne County Judge Mark A. Ciavarella Jr., a state appeals court on Monday overturned a $3.4 million malpractice verdict returned in the judge’s court, saying his ties to a plaintiff’s attorney clouded the case with “judicial impropriety.”

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Medical Malpractice Claims Keep Patients Safe; Legal Immunities Do Not

For years, insurance companies and health care providers have been trying to convince the public that there are too many “frivolous” medical malpractice lawsuits . Although the argument sounds compelling, a look at the facts proves otherwise. According to some reports, nearly 100,000 die in hospitals every year as a result of preventable mistakes. If health care providers commit avoidable errors …

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Ga. Supreme Court seat on ballot today

ATLANTA - A Lawrenceville lawyer who specializes in divorces and child-custody cases is looking to oust David Nahmias, a career federal prosecutor appointed last year to the Georgia Supreme Court.

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