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  • July 26, 2017

    Woman Admits To Running Cancer Clinic Scam

    The owner of an Alabama-based clinic pled guilty Tuesday to charges she defrauded patients by pretending to be a naturopathic medical practitioner with experience in treating cancer, despite having no such credentials

  • July 26, 2017

    Pa. Justices Snub Appeal Over Atty's $45K Sanction

    The Pennsylvania Supreme Court said Tuesday it would not hear an appeal of a decision upholding a nearly $45,000 sanction on a defense attorney who sent a purportedly intimidating letter to the employer of an opponent’s expert witness in a closely watched medical malpractice case.

  • July 26, 2017

    Flawed Trial Testimony Dooms Claims Against Nursing Home

    A Mississippi state appeals court on Tuesday refused to revive a suit accusing a nursing home of contributing to a resident’s death from sepsis, leaving in place a directed verdict in the home’s favor and agreeing with the trial judge that the resident’s family had not made a case against the home.

  • July 25, 2017

    Tenn. Court Says Presuit Notice Is OK, Revives Med Mal Suit

    A Tennessee appeals court on Tuesday revived a medical malpractice suit accusing a hospital of being responsible for injuries a patient obtained during hip surgery, saying the patient had met the state's presuit notice requirements that were recently clarified in a state high court ruling.

  • July 25, 2017

    10th Circ. Affirms Arbiter's Fee Award Against Nursing Home

    The Tenth Circuit ruled Tuesday that a New Mexico nursing home hadn’t provided a valid reason to throw out an arbiter’s decision to award the estate of a deceased former resident court costs and fees in her case against the nursing home.

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