When Should An Aortic Aneurysm Be Repaired With Surgery?

For years, the most common phrase in healthcare has been “evidence-based medicine.” The phrase always had a funny sound to it, because it implied that most medicine was based on no evidence at all. Truth [...]

By |November 30th, 2016|Categories: Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

The Trouble With Systematic Reviews Of Medicine

Doctors are obligated to stay informed of the latest developments in their field. But that's not always easy: every year, over 300,000 medical journal articles are published in the United States. For example, last year, [...]

By |November 10th, 2016|Categories: Birth Injury, Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

Why Did Hyland’s Teething Tablets Contain A Deadly Poison?

As product liability lawyers, we keep a close watch on the Food and Drug Administration and the Consumer Product Safety Commission. On September 30, 2016, the FDA issued a warning advising parents to stop using [...]

By |October 18th, 2016|Categories: Product Liability|0 Comments

Doctor Admits To Lying At Malpractice Trial – 15 Years Later

NPR had a story in which a Dr. Lars Aanning, a retired surgeon, admitted that he lied in his testimony in a malpractice trial fifteen years ago. In the malpractice lawsuit, another surgeon's patient had suffered [...]

By |September 28th, 2016|Categories: Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

Will Doctors Be Held Accountable For Bad Prescribing Decisions?

Prescription drugs are back in the news again, particularly EpiPen and OxyContin. Although EpiPen is a generic medication, the EpiPen’s manufactuer, Mylan, has been steadily raising the price by over 400 percent over the past ten [...]

By |September 26th, 2016|Categories: Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

CT Scans After A Head Injury: Too Many Or Too Few?

A study was recently published in “Academic Emergency Medicine,” a medical journal for emergency room doctors, which said that CT Scans were being done way too frequently for patients with head injuries. The study’s abstract [...]

By |August 7th, 2016|Categories: Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

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