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New means test figures make it more difficult to qualify for Chapter 7 bankruptcy....more
Newly unearthed documents provide additional evidence for a series of lawsuits alleging that a number of major pharmaceutical companies widely distributed the dangerous birth-defect causing drug Thalidomide in the United...more
Meet ALEC — the nickname for the American Legislation Exchange Council — that has recently come to light as a cozy meeting place where Big Business is accused of “ghostwriting” its wish list of laws that state legislators...more
This study examines the impact of State legislation that caps damage awards in malpractice cases on decisions of physicians about where to practice medicine.
Twenty-four States now have laws that limit damage payments in...more
This article explains the role of the often overlooked and underused resource of the legal nurse, who can crystallize any medical-legal related issues. A case example is used to show how attorney's can benefit from this...more
This article discusses how employers such as Hospitals can be vicariously liable for the torts of their employees, particularly doctors, nurses and other ancillary services that are committed during the course of employment....more
Texas courts continue their busy pace in insurance cases.
TEXAS SUPREME COURT REVERSES RUTTINGER: WORKERS COMPENSATION CARRIERS NOT SUBJECT TO UNFAIR SETTLEMENT PRACTICES CLAIMS UNDER THE TEXAS INSURANCE CODE
By Krystina Steffen, staff SEO | Law Firm News Center In Good Practice writer – June 22, 2011
Nanotechnology is changing the products we use everyday – food, clothes, cars, and even medicine. For some, nanotechnology is a...more
The Occupational Health and Safety Administration sent a letter this week to the CEOs of fourteen major retailers urging them to take steps now to prevent customer and worker injuries during Black Friday and other holiday...more
Health Care Reform is here and as an employer you should know what the laws are now and how they may effect your current group health plan. This document is an overview of the most immediate changes. If you have any questions...more
A class that could include as many as 6,900 Wal-Mart employees in Colorado is suing the retailer and its insurers in federal court for conspiring to interfere with their workers' compensation-related medical treatment....more
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