| Feb 15, 2011
| 2:35 PM
SACRAMENTO -- A couple filed a lawsuit this week against a Sacramento hospital and a handful of employees after their 2-year old daughter lost part of all four of her limbs due to a bacterial infection.
Malyia's parents brought her to Methodist...
| Aug 14, 2011
Stuck for years in an unpopular defense of negligence suits by victims of Dr. George Reardon, St. Francis Hospital now is being pulled into a new legal fight, this one involving efforts by its own insurers to reduce their exposure to the $100 million or...
| Aug 27, 2011
| 3:03 PM
A 23rd Judicial Circuit judge has backed away from his plan to hold night court after personnel changes were made by the Berkeley County Prosecuting Attorney's office and the state Supreme Court denied his request to help pay for the added cost.
| Nov 7, 2011
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, in a State Capitol press conference, used tough words against CL&P Monday – mentioning the possibility of “malfeasance” by the company, for example – and said his administration would be sure “that...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 9:37 AM
"Every year at least 100,000 patients die in American hospitals because of malpractice,"notes Dr. Richard Klein.
"SURVIVING YOUR DOCTORS: Why the Medical System is Dangerous to Your Health and How to Get Through it Alive" (Rowman & Littlefield, Sept...
| Mar 14, 2010
| 9:28 AM
Considering the black eye Charles Cullen gave the nursing profession when he admitted not long ago to killing 29 patients in Pennsylvania and New Jersey -- seven locally -- you'd think hospitals would be extra cautious when hiring health professionals....
| Nov 21, 2011
| 5:23 PM
The state Board of Physicians has a serious backlog of complaints and a growing timeline for resolving it, according to a newly released legislative audit of the agency charged with protecting the public from bad doctors.
It also isn't keeping complete...
| Nov 27, 2011
It has been little more than a month since Illinois began posting online profiles of the state's physicians, and judging by traffic, public appetite for the information is strong — even though some profiles are missing crucial information.
| Dec 8, 2011
For 15 years, Cavanagh Law Group has worked tirelessly on behalf of injured clients and their families in complex personal injury, medical malpractice, and wrongful death cases. During that time, the firm’s track record has helped it earn a sterling...
| Dec 8, 2011
Though the Supreme Court of Illinois struck down compensatory damage caps for the third time nearly two years ago, tort reform remains a contentious issue in the state
In 2010, the Supreme Court of Illinois ruled that the state’s five-year-old...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 5:44 AM
The 161 patients of Dr. Mark G. Midei who are party to a malpractice suit against the cardiologist may have had their personal information compromised as a result of the security practices of a Baltimore law firm, reports Tricia Bishop.
According to the...