| Aug 12, 2009
| 8:33 AM
Better Philly Host Joey Fortman brings Dean Weitzman from My Philly Lawyer back to the show to explain medical malpractice. Dean explains what it is and how you can go about reporting an incident of medical malpractice and how susceptible you could be...
| Aug 12, 2009
| 8:35 AM
Better Philly Host Joey Fortman brings Dean Weitzman from My Philly Lawyer back to the show to continuing explaining medical malpractice. Dean explains regulations to reporting your claim and how important it is to report it as soon as possible. He also...
| Jul 27, 2009
| 11:52 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Michael Jackson's personal doctor administered a powerful anesthetic to help him sleep, and authorities believe the drug killed the pop singer, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press on Monday.
The official, who spoke...
| Jul 24, 2009
| 12:15 PM
K Sears, via e-mail: "My husband is soon to be a medically retired disabled veteran. He began as an enlisted infantry soldier in 1989 and served his 3+ years. He went back into the Army as an Army Nurse Corps officer in 1998 and went on to achieve the...
| Jul 22, 2009
Congressman Maurice Hinchey of New York is following the case of a young Airman whose legs were amputated after a gallbladder removal procedure was apparently botched.
20 year old Colton Read is in intensive care at the U-C Davis Medical Center in...
| Jul 21, 2009
The family of a Beale Air Force Base airman whose legs were amputated says Air Force Officials told him that mistakes were made. Colton Read went into the David Grant Medical Center at Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield to get his gallbladder removed. The...
| Jul 5, 2009
Karen Thiel just wanted to see well without wearing contact lenses.
Instead she became the victim of a botched procedure that seriously injured her cornea and resulted in persistent pain, a series of eye infections and permanent vision loss. Ten years...
| Nov 15, 2009
To evaluate the state's adverse-event reporting law, The Courant compared cases known to have been reported and investigated against incidents of apparent medical mishaps drawn from death records and lawsuits.
The Courant obtained and analyzed...
| Nov 15, 2009
After a few weeks of nagging shoulder pain, Jonathan Faile of Fairfield drove with his wife to Bridgeport Hospital and walked into the emergency room early on the morning of Saturday, March 22, 2005.
An enzyme test indicated possible heart damage, so...
| Nov 10, 2009
Inside Chicago's Maxwell Manor nursing home, Dr. Michael Reinstein's patients suffered from side effects so severe that they trembled, hallucinated or lost control of their bladders.
Staffers told state investigators that so many patients were...
| Nov 2, 2009
| 8:50 AM
MY OLD FRIEND'S NEW FRIEND - Episode 69
HEATHER GRAHAM GUEST STARS AS NEW PSYCHIATRIST AT SACRED HEART AND ELLIOT FEELS LEFT OUT OF THE GROUP AFTER HER BREAK-UP WITH J.D. -- It's J.D.'s ( Zach Braff) last week as a resident as he tries to smooth over...