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The Top Reason Patients Sue Their Doctors

Posted 09.18.2013 | Healthy Living

By: Rachael Rettner Published: 07/18/2013 06:56 PM EDT on LiveScience The most common reason patients give for suing their doctors is a delay or...

Medical Malpractice and Tort Reform: Yes, Deal Better With the Issues but Don't Get Sidelined From More Costly, Needed Health Care Reforms

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 10.13.2012 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Medical malpractice costs are a flash point for physicians and malpractice trial lawyers, each side claiming their solutions must be heeded to avoid potential disaster for patients and our health care delivery system.

Man Dies During Extramarital Threesome, His Family Gets $3 Million

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.01.2012 | Weird News

The family of a man who died while having a threesome with a woman and a male friend has been awarded $3 million from his cardiologist because the doc...

John Celock

Arizona Senate Passes Abortion Bill That Would Protect Doctors Against Lawsuits

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 03.12.2012 | Politics

The Arizona Senate passed a bill Tuesday that will prohibit medical malpractice lawsuits against doctors who withhold information from a woman that co...

Rick Santorum's Wife Sued Doctor For $500,000 In 1999

The Huffington Post | Anna Staver | Posted 02.15.2012 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum has advocated capping medical malpractice awards at $250,000, but in 1999, his wife sued her doctor ov...

Florida's Hospitals Have a Secret

Spencer Aronfeld | Posted 03.28.2012 | Miami
Spencer Aronfeld

Florida's medical secrecy laws are buried deep into Florida's statutes and are supported in part by federal laws. Hospitals are permitted by law to practice under a veil of secrecy that no public corporation or government division enjoys.

Judge's Innovation May Offer Malpractice Fix

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — Part listening, part cajoling, an innovative approach to resolving medical malpractice cases could become a model for courts around...

Vincent Liew Cancer Kidney Death: Jury Finds In Favor Of NYU Langone Medical Center

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A prominent organ-transplant hospital wasn't to blame for the death of a man who became riddled with cancer after getting a kidney fr...