Archive for July, 2011

Is Laser Hair Removal Medical Malpractice?

Texas Courts of Appeals have issued two conflicting opinions in recent weeks dealing with whether laser hair removal is an ordinary claim for negligence or medical malpractice. The distinction is significant in Texas because of the stringent procedural requirements for Plaintiffs in bringing a medical malpractice case, including producing an expert report within 120 days of filing a petition. In …

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Davis Investigations Announces Medical Malpractice Fraud Service by Private Investigators in New York City, Brooklyn …

Mamaroneck, NY - Davis Investigations, Inc. web: davisinv.com, a top private investigator company specializing in video surveillance., is proud to announce their video surveillance services directed specifically toward exposing medical malpractice fraud in New York City and the 5 boroughs. Davis Investigations is dedicating their video surveillance services to expose medical malpractice fraud…

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Former News of the World employees offered jobs in Finland and Siberia

A London law firm has created the News of the World Employees Action Group with an eye to a class-action lawsuit on the employees’ behalf.

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Texas Passes ‘Loser-Pays’ Bill in the Name of Tort Reform; Blocks Access to Courts for Poor

Just when you thought it couldn’t get any worse for the little guy, it did in Texas, where Gov. Rick Perry has signed into law a new “loser-pays” bill . The bill, passed in the name of so-called “tort reform” is supposed to weed out junk lawsuits, but it is as likely to end up hurting people with legitimate medical malpractice claims. The new bill will force plaintiffs already suffering from …

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Malpractice Suits Plunge In Wake of Mississippi Tort Reforms

A new study of medical malpractice litigation in Mississippi suggests caps on pain and suffering awards and other reforms had a dramatic impact on lawsuits against doctors in that state.The study in the current issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology is by Mark Behrens of Shook, Hardy & Bacon, the defense firm of choice for tobacco companies and manufacturers with serious toxic liability issues. No …

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