Regan, Zambri & Long, PLLC

Lab Errors: These Mistakes Can Be Deadly

An article in the Boston Globe last week, by Jonathan Salzman, reports that a lawsuit has been filed by a patient who had surgery to remove his prostate after being told that he had prostate cancer. Our blog mentioned this case…more

| Health, Personal Injury

DC Nursing Homes: How to Report Abuse or Neglect

The District of Columbia Department of Health licenses and certifies health care facilities for compliance with state and federal health and safety standards. Facilities include nursing homes, hospitals, home health agencies,…more

| Administrative Law, Criminal Law, Health, Personal Injury

D.C. Purchases United Medical Center

The District of Columbia has purchased United Medical Center for $20 million after foreclosing on the property. There were no other bidders at the foreclosure sale, and no money will change hands. Please see full article…more

| Commercial Law & Contracts, Health, Mergers & Acquistions, Real Estate

Bad Doctors - Who is Minding the Store?

An updated annual ranking of state medical boards by the consumer advocacy group Public Citizen reveals widespread discrepancies in both the numbers of disciplinary actions taken against physicians' licenses, and the rates of…more

| Administrative Law, Civil Remedies, Consumer Protection, Health,...

Shoulder Pain Pumps Destroy Shoulder Joints

Recognized medical studies show that pain pumps that inject pain medicine right into shoulder joints after surgical procedures are a very likely cause of severe cartilage damage. The FDA, in November 2009 and again in February…more

| Administrative Law, Consumer Protection, Health, Personal Injury,...

Our Tax Dollars to Study "Tort Reform" - What About Patient Safety?

Massachusetts obtained a $3 million grant to study "alternatives" to a consumer's 7th Amendment right to a jury trial when it comes medical malpractice claims. The grant is part of a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services…more

| Business Torts, Constitutional Law, Health, Professional Malpractice,...

Surgeon Sues to Silence Patient

Dr. Kimberley Henry, a California plastic surgeon, has filed a lawsuit against patients who posted negative reviews of her online. Her lawsuit also demands that the reviews be removed. Please see full article below for more…more

| Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Health

Tech at VA Dental Center in St. Louis Warned Officials About Poor...

Earlene Johnson worked as a medical supply technician at the St. Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, where almost 2,000 veterans may have been exposed to Hepatitis B and C and HIV due to poor sterilization practices. She…more

| Health, Labor & Employment Law, Personal Injury, Professional...

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