May 21, 2014 02:12 PM

TOP 10 MYTHS ON FORCED ARBITRATION YOU WILL LIKELY HEAR FROM THE U.S. CHAMBER’S LAWYER

 
Today, the Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee of the House Financial Services Committee will hold a hearing entitled “Legislative Proposals to Improve Transparency and Accountability at the CFPB”
 
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May 13, 2014 02:35 PM

Hospital Errors Remain Too Common Because of Doctor Deficiencies

The high rate of hospital medical errors has been acknowledged in all quarters of the health-care industry, and we’ve certainly done our share of blogging about it (“Why Can’t Hospitals Clean Up Their Medical Errors?”). Certain measures, such as the federal government’s error-reporting systems have been developed to address the problem.

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May 13, 2014 10:57 AM

Trial magazine delves into evidence-based medicine

In the May issue of Trial, “Stick to the Evidence-Based Medicine” explains how clinical practice guidelines and evidence-based medicine can help plaintiff lawyers show how and why the defendant medical provider should have followed the appropriate guidelines.

To read the article, click here

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May 10, 2014 12:09 PM

Driver Safety Infographic: The Great Multitasking Lie

The following graphic, courtesy of Compliance and Safety, breaks down the dangers of cell phone use while driving. 

 

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May 02, 2014 02:49 PM

Trial Magazine on Medical Negligence

The May issue of Trial magazine focuses on Medical Negligence. Articles discuss audit trails, clinical practice guidelines, how defendants are trying to use the Affordable Care Act to undermine claims for future care, doctors overprescribing pain pills, and how to prove psychotherapist malpractice in outpatient suicide cases. Read the May issue here.

 

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May 01, 2014 11:31 AM

In Memoriam: Leonard Schroeter

Dear Colleagues,

It deeply saddens me to report that longtime American Association for Justice Board member and former President of the Washington State Association for Justice Leonard Schroeter—a man of great vision who was a crusader for his clients and a lifelong advocate for constitutional rights—died on Monday.

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