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THE ROLE OF THE LEGAL NURSE IN CIVIL CASES: WITH A CASE EXAMPLE

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

VICARIOUS LIABILITY

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

Two Air Ambulance Suits Grounded in Two Days by Federal and State Courts

Over the course of two days at the end of March, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the Sonoma County Superior Court issued two separate decisions dismissing claims by air ambulance companies that sought to obtain medical...more

Going In-Depth with the Laws Governing Injured Oil Spill Workers Claims

A detailed analysis of when each set of laws might apply to an injured workers involved in the Transocean’s Deepwater Horizon oil spill clean up....more

From Out of the Blue Comes a Proposed Exemption for Air Ambulance Companies to Avoid California Workers' Compensation Official...

This week, the Administrative Director of the Division of Workers? Compensation of the California Department of Industrial Relations (“DWC”) proposed a regulation, California Code of Regulations, title 8, Section 9789.70(c),...more

Federal Court Dismisses Claim by Air Ambulance Company Seeking to Avoid California Workers' Compensation Official Medical Fee...

Earlier this year, California Shock Trauma Air Rescue (“CALSTAR”), an air ambulance company rendering services primarily in California, filed an action in federal court in Sacramento against more than 75 workers’ compensation...more

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