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Several plaintiffs that were implanted with Boston Scientific’s Obtryx transobturator Mid-Urethral Sling System alleged in their lawsuits that the manufacturer, Boston Scientific, ignored warning that devices containing...more
The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) update to its Workers' Compensation Medicare Set-Aside (WCMSA) Arrangement Reference Guide provides authority by which CMS will now recognize and defer to a Workers'...more
Here’s a cautionary tale for all those defense attorneys who don’t take §998 settlement offers seriously enough.
In a recent case in San Diego Superior Court, two teenage boys sued an outpatient services provider,...more
As doctors and law makers struggle to reduce the rate of opiate based prescription drugs emergency room visits from alprazolam (Xanax) have increased dramatically.
Cases of emergencies from misuse of Xanax ave risen from...more
American Medical Systems, Inc. (“AMS”) is a Minnesota based manufacturer of transvaginal mesh medical devices, which are support systems that are designed to correct stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse....more
In its recent decision in Volk v. Ace Am. Ins. Co., 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 6570 (8th Cir. Apr. 10, 2014), the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, applying Minnesota law, had occasion to consider the...more
In essence overruling a previous opinion from the courts of appeal, the Missouri Supreme Court has held that the Federal Employee Health Benefits Act (“FEHBA”) does not preempt Missouri law prohibiting the subrogation of...more
Under Florida law a person may make an apology to someone injured in an "accident" or to their family without the apology being admissible in court. Thirty-eight other states have similar laws which are generally referred to...more
We have been following a fascinating and well-written series of articles by New York State attorney Eric Turkewitz, about the ongoing case of a New York orthopedist accused of perjury for lying on the stand about the duration...more
You probably don’t want to think about being in a condition that prevents you from making sound decisions about your own health care. However, tragedies can happen in a flash. Maybe you’re involved in an auto accident in Los...more
In its recent decision in Volk v. ACE Am. Ins. Co., 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 15450 (D. Minn. Feb. 5, 2013), the United States District Court for the District of Minnesota had occasion to consider the application of a patient...more
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