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2010-04-28 08:30:00

UNIONDALE, N.Y., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Duffy & Duffy, a preeminent medical malpractice law firm based in Uniondale, N.Y., successfully litigated four cases named in Verdict Search's "Top New York Verdicts of 2009." The list, published by Verdict Search, was included in the April 26th edition of the New York Law Journal. The publication included the Top 25 Verdicts in the state, as well as additional lists detailing the top verdicts in each industry. The firm's four cases all...

2010-04-27 12:10:00

NEW YORK, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Crash Cart Productions, LLC, creator of some of the most insightful and thought-provoking films on the American healthcare system and medical malpractice, announces the launch of their first feature-length documentary, "The Vanishing Oath," on Wednesday, May 5, 2010. Copies of the film, directed by Ryan Flesher, MD and produced by Nancy Pando, LICSW, will be available for order beginning May 5 at www.CrashCartProductions.com. In "The Vanishing Oath"...

2010-04-07 09:13:00

NEW YORK, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Five minutes was enough time for a jury to reach its verdict in favor of a Manhattan ophthalmologist who had been wrongly sued for malpractice, according to the state court of appeals, which last Tuesday threw out the appeal, with costs. The plaintiff had sought to appeal a tersely worded decision issued in December by the Appellate Division, First Department, which had also ruled the jury's quick deliberation had not undermined the plaintiff's right to a...

2010-04-01 09:00:00

DULUTH, Ga., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- In April, National Child Abuse Prevention Month, ChildCare Education Institute is offering child care professionals the opportunity to learn about the signs of child abuse and reporting requirements by completing CCEI112A - Child Abuse: Signs of Abuse and Reporting Requirements for Early Childhood Professionals, at no cost. In the United States, over three (3) million cases of child abuse and neglect are reported each year to protective service...

2010-03-08 11:10:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance (PFSA) has expanded the availability of training for mandated reporters of child abuse and neglect by launching an online training program. The online training is specifically designed as an "additional option for professionals who already have had live, face-to-face training and are seeking a refresher or an update," according to PFSA Executive Director Angela M. Liddle. The training is available...

2010-02-25 12:43:00

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- HB Litigation Conferences LLC has announced it is starting regular news coverage of legal activity surrounding the recently delayed requirements that insurers and others - including product liability, medical malpractice and toxic tort defendants - report payments made to Medicare beneficiaries as the result of verdicts and settlements. The law, called the Medicare, Medicaid and SCHIP Extension Act of 2007, or MMSEA, was established so Medicare and...

2010-02-01 16:48:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Ervin Cohen & Jessup, a prominent Beverly Hills, California law firm, announced today that David Bricker, Of Counsel to the firm, won a $16.5-million verdict on behalf of his clients last Friday, January 29, 2010, in a medical malpractice case --Hughes vs. Pham-- tried before the Honorable Harold W. Hopp of the Riverside Superior Court and a jury panel of 12. Bricker, lead counsel for plaintiffs Trent and Lisa Hughes, said the jury found Christopher...

2010-01-13 12:47:00

MIAMI and NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Jones Walker announced today that two attorneys have joined the firm's Health Care practice: Lynn M. Barrett, special counsel, Miami, Fla. Mollye Monceaux Demosthenidy, associate, New Orleans, La. "Health care continues to be a focus of our firm, given our client base and the range of health care issues facing companies today," said William H. Hines, Jones Walker's managing partner. "We are pleased to have such highly talented attorneys...

2009-12-02 08:30:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- With the addition of a Manhattan-based team of five veteran attorneys, led by Neil H. Ekblom, LeClairRyan's medical malpractice defense practice has dramatically expanded its reach in the New York market. Mr. Ekblom, a former state prosecutor, has significant experience in defending ophthalmology-related malpractice claims. The New York team adds to an existing group of medical malpractice defense attorneys located in LeClairRyan's offices in Newark,...

2009-11-24 11:38:00

BOSTON, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- If you ask Eric Kasen, Vice President and principal of the New England office of Hays Companies, America's national healthcare conversation has been held as if there were only two stakeholders with skin in the game: consumers and insurers. Unless the U.S. switches to a single-payer plan soon, employers have as large a stake in healthcare reform as any player. Hays Companies, the nation's second largest privately held employee benefits broker and...


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