Patrick Malone & Associates P.C. | DC Injury Lawyers

Catching up on developments posted on the blog

Some quick updates on stories I have been following: SENTENCING FOR DEADLY PAIN-MEDS DOC: An Orange County, CA., physician has been sentenced to 30 years to life imprisonment. She was convicted of murder for her reckless,…more
| Criminal Law, Elections & Politics, Health, Professional Malpractice, Science, Computers, & Technology

In Michigan, a troubling case involving medical expert testimony

In protecting its citizens, Michigan already is taking a deserved drubbing for its shameful government negligence in allowing the lead pollution of Flint‘s drinking water. Officials now need to get their act together to stop a…more
| Constitutional Law, Personal Injury

Skepticism is wise about “brain” toys & games for kids, seniors

Yes, the ancient adage caveat emptor still rules in the high-tech age. It may have sounded so simple, nice, and sweet to plunk grandma and grandpa in front of a computer screen to let them run a program to play games touted to…more
| Communications & Media Law, Consumer Protection

You Should Know - January 2016

In This Issue: - Hazards of E-Cigs - Exploding Vapes - Concussion Report Exploding Batteries Injure Some Smokers: Unregulated E-Cigarettes Mask Hidden Dangers: The new year often brings new beginnings…more
| Consumer Protection, Products Liability

When politicians, investors talk big about fighting cancer, hope and be wary

One of the nation’s leading killers has gotten some sky-high attention in recent days. But what to make of President Obama’s proposal for a “moon shot” initiative, led by Vice President Biden, to beat cancer? What to think of…more
| Elections & Politics, Health

Making it easier to get your own medical records

Getting a copy of your own medical records is supposed to be easy and inexpensive. It also can be essential for ensuring the best medical care. But many hospitals and doctors have made it difficult and pricey, and the federal…more
| Consumer Protection, Health, Privacy

A sick use of cellphone pics, social media: staffers’ abuse of aged patients

Not all care-giving positions carry high status or lavish compensation. Still, why would anyone take on any health care work lacking basic common sense and the tiniest bit of compassion? That’s what you might be asking after the…more
| Communications & Media Law, Health, Privacy

U.S. must crack down on small but hugely painful patient privacy breaches

Although Americans may live in dread about large-scale data breaches by big corporations, instances in which health care personnel inappropriately peek and tell information from patients’ private medical records can be equally…more
| Consumer Protection, Health, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

You Should Know - December 2015

Presenting America’s 2015 Top Safety and Justice Stories - Add one very special gift to your holiday list this year courtesy of the American civil justice system: safer products and services. Whether we’re talking the toys…more
| Constitutional Law, Consumer Protection, Products Liability

FDA data underscores why patients need to ask tough questions about care

The epidemic of overtreatment is hardly new, and it often stems from physicians’ tendency to order excessive tests. But now Uncle Sam is getting ready to step in even more, prompted in part by disturbing data that detailed…more
| Administrative Law, Health

Lawsuit leads to another head’s up about sports, concussion risks for kids

Americans may be thick-headed about many things. But slowly, it seems, our collective consciousness is rising about the risks our favorite pastimes pose to our health. A spate of indicators suggest that, finally, even die-hard…more
| Education, Personal Injury

You Should Know - November 2015

In This Issue: Protect Yourself; Party Checklists; and DUI Infographic. Thanksgiving dinner at your house this year? Throwing a holiday or New Year's party? Driving to or from any of these festivities? As we prepare to…more
| Consumer Protection, Personal Injury

It’s health insurance open enrollment — research, choose carefully

November has become more than the month devoted to families and feasting: It’s now the start of the season when Americans try like heck to avoid becoming health insurance turkeys. Open enrollment periods are under way — for…more
| Insurance, Labor & Employment Law

Prosecutors win rare murder conviction of M.D. in prescription drug deaths

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers but one voice among many that has declared that the United States is in the midst of a prescription drug abuse epidemic. As the CDC notes: “Since 1999, the amount of…more
| Criminal Law, Health, Personal Injury

Checklist for Avoiding Diagnostic Errors

The “say what?” study last month describing the disturbing frequency of errors in medical diagnoses has prompted much navel-gazing in many quarters. …more
| Consumer Protection, Health
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