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Patients who are prescribed opioid painkillers by their doctor - including drugs such as the fentanyl pain patch, hydrocodone, oxycodone, hydromorphone, methadone, and morphine - may be at risk of an overdose or other serious...more
Creating an estate plan involves much more than money and taxes. It's about asking the important questions so your values are passed to your family with your assets, and the assets support your family goals and don't tear...more
Originally published in Law360, New York (June 27, 2012, 2:18 PM ET)
Karen S. Lovitch is a member of the firm and practice leader of Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky & Popeo PC's health law section.
I wrote this article for attorneys. It illustrates the need for medical assessment in complex cases of personal injury. The setting was altered enough to protect identities in this high profile, multi-million dollar case. I...more
The new electronic signature process for the authorization to disclose information to the Social Security Administration (Form SSA-827) is scheduled to begin April 21, 2012. The process was developed to comply with the laws...more
Apple Founder Steve Jobs’ ‘s design philosophy was “Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” Beginning with interactions at Vanderbilt Law School with law professors and continuing with on campus and off campus interviews...more
On December 13, 2011, Congress held a hearing to discuss the rising costs of civil discovery, labeled, “The Costs and Burdens of Civil Discovery.” The purpose of the hearing was to inform Congress about the progress the...more
Are you a foreign citizen being abused by a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident while living in the U.S.?
Do you need to get away from this abuser without their knowledge?
If you answered “Yes” to the above...more
Attorney Andrew Weinstein, managing partner and founder of the Weinstein Law Firm, recently presented at the Florida Justice Association’s 2011 Auto Negligence Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Seminar....more
Law firms and legal departments are not harnessing the power of predictive coding and analytical technologies that can create substantial value for their clients in e-discovery. Their economically unsustainable model is based...more
Marc Jenkins will be presenting “Managing Electronic Discovery Costs and Risks Through Effective Notification and Communication with Vendors and Subcontractors” at the 2011 BlueCross BlueShield Association National Summit at...more
There have been recent media publications in Chicagoland and other parts of Illinois claiming that, based on a recent study of medical students at Northwestern University School of Medicine, physicians are fleeing the state...more
Opinions column in The Lawyers Weekly on Sept. 24, 2010.
"...nobody expects their legal career to end in an instant, suddenly and...more
From Carolyn Elefant and My Shingle.com- The Health Care Reform Bill: What Solo and Small Firm Attorneys Need to Know...more
This is the April Newsletter for the Rasansky Law Firm. The Rasansky Law Firm is a prestigious personal injury and medical malpractice firm in Dallas, TX. For more information about the Rasansky Law Firm, READ THE...more
Discover the Google keywords that prospects are using to find health care attorneys online. If you are a healthcare lawyer, will these searchers find YOU on the Internet? Read this article to get the latest search engine...more
This is the March newsletter for the Rasansky Law Firm. Rasansky Law Firm is a prestigious personal injury firm based in Dallas, TX. If you would like to learn more about the firm, or it's practice areas, visit...more
Beginning February 17, 2010,lawyers who represent clients in the healthcare industry face new statutory obligations to take affirmative steps to ensure the privacy of their clients’ patient information when it is transmitted...more
"Follow the money" is a suitable adage for legal marketing when it comes to business development in the new decade. Industries like energy and health care are obvious recipients of funding inflows based on governmental...more
C. difficile is considered the most common cause of diarrhea in nursing homes. Because many elderly nursing home patients are more susceptible to C. difficile infections and its accompanying complications, nursing home staff...more
The law firm of Hissey Kientz, LLP is urging the manufacturers of the fentanyl or Duragesic pain patches to address recurring problems with their products that could lead to a potentially fatal overdose. Because of its high...more
Recent data from the Food and Drug Administration’s Adverse Event Reporting System reveals that new cases of tardive dyskinesia or other movement disorders reported by users of Reglan (or its generic version, metoclopramide)...more
Hissey Kientz, LLP wishes to alert patients of the serious and potentially fatal health risks they may face from using the Duragesic (fentanyl) pain patch. Patients who are directly exposed to the gel inside the patch, or who...more
Plaintiff medical malpractice litigation is expensive and time consuming, and can be very risky when not properly prepared. So much is at stake in these cases for both your clients and your practice that it is foolhardy to...more
A description of the link between exposure to chrysotile asbestos and mesothelioma, including diagnostic criteria for making a mesothelioma diagnosis based on asbestos exposure and symptoms....more
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