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In this article, entitled “Corporate asset protection: Shielding your practice from lawsuits, threats“, by David B. Mandell, JD, MBA, and Jason M. O’Dell, MS, CWM, the two write an entire article aimed to “protect a medical practice or healthcare business against lawsuits and potential creditor threats.”  This is the sick reality of hospital care, nursing home […]

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As an attorney who has lived in South Carolina his entire life – and seen the good, bad, and ugly of the hospitals – I hate the fact that the average citizen never hears much about the bad and the ugly but only the “spin” of the hospitals and the alleged good they do.  Far […]

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from the New York Times Watchful Eye in Nursing Homes Jonathon Rosen A pretty nightie, a new lipstick, a fresh toothbrush: Doris Racher noticed that small things she had bought for her 96-year-old mother, Eryetha Mayberry, a dementia patient at a nursing home in Oklahoma City, had been disappearing. Ms. Racher assumed the culprit was […]

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Federal lawsuit filed alleging sexual assault, inadequate security.  We have a #premisesliability lawsuit now alleging wrongful death as a result of inadequate security and have handled several others. Four Students File Federal Lawsuit Against UConn November 01, 2013|By KATHLEEN MEGAN, kmegan@courant.com, The Hartford Courant HARTFORD — Three current students and one recent graduate filed a federal lawsuit Friday […]

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Elderly, At Risk, and Haphazardly Protected by A.C. Thompson, ProPublica, and Jonathan Jones, Special to ProPublica, Oct. 29, 2013, 10:56 a.m. A version of this story was co-published by “Frontline.” Workers found 82-year-old Vincenzina Pontoni submerged in a deep whirlpool bathtub. She had drowned. Pontoni, a resident of an assisted living facility near Cleveland, wasn’t […]

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Introducing the Voices of Patient Harm Charleston hospital malpractice lawyer Nathan Hughey shares this story Over the last year, ProPublica has been investigating patient harm, one of the leading causes of death in America, and inviting providers and patients to share their experiences with our reporters. We’ve received hundreds of responses, and continue to report based […]

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