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2014-08-19 23:03:10

Recent findings highlight the need for patients to take an active interest in their safety when visiting local hospitals. The Seattle medical malpractice lawyers of the Bernard Law Group are helping out by offering tips on picking the right doctor and preserving one’s health in the process. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 A disappointingly large number of citizens decide their doctor or hospital based on what’s closest to their home. This is a decision that can come back...

2014-08-19 20:22:52

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Medical malpractice and health insurance companies have given $45 million, or 77%, of the $58 million to the campaign against Proposition 46 as they rake in profits at the expense of doctor and patient policyholders, said Consumer Watchdog Campaign today. The No on 46 campaign released its first ads this week, claiming Prop 46's legal protections for victims of medical negligence will raise doctors' malpractice insurance...

2014-08-08 16:23:02

Entitled "The Truth about Proposition 46," 2-Minute Video Features Real-Life CA Physicians & Medical Students Discussing the Dangerous, Deceptive Flaws of the Nov Ballot Measure SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the No on 46 campaign released its first campaign video on multiple online platforms. Entitled "The Truth about Proposition 46," the two-minute video features real practicing physicians and medical students from across the state discussing the flaws,...

2014-08-07 20:24:39

Entitled "The Truth about Proposition 46," 2-Minute Video Features Real-Life CA Physicians & Medical Students Discussing the Dangerous, Deceptive Flaws of the Nov Ballot Measure SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the No on 46 campaign released its first campaign video on multiple online platforms. Entitled "The Truth about Proposition 46," the two-minute video features real practicing physicians and medical students from across the state discussing the flaws,...

2014-08-04 16:26:10

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The author of California's patient safety ballot measure Proposition 46 and a consumer advocate supporting the campaign called upon the California Medical Association and its president, Dr. Richard Thorp, to seriously discuss the somber reality of doctors with problems with substance addiction and abuse. Bob Pack, the author of Proposition 46 who lost two children to a high driver who had been recklessly prescribed narcotics, and...

2014-07-31 23:03:52

Florida Bar Certified Civil Trial Lawyer and Broward County Bar Association leader joins law firm that fights for the rights of those injured in Florida Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 With the addition of a new shareholder, Richard Abramowitz and Howard Pomerantz expand their Broward County law practice of personal injury and legal malpractice for Florida residents. Abramowitz, Pomerantz and Morehead, P.A., announced today that Fort Lauderdale personal injury and legal...

2014-07-30 16:30:15

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The medical malpractice insurance industry and hospitals are the biggest force bankrolling the campaign against a patient safety initiative on the Nov. 4 ballot, pumping in more than two-thirds of the $41 million war chest amassed by Proposition 46 foes, according to campaign finance disclosure documents. After profiting wildly for years from unreasonably costly rates, medical malpractice insurers have contributed nearly half of...

2014-07-23 23:13:59

Michael P. Cogan was recently appointed as co-chairperson of the Medical Negligence Committee of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Michael P. Cogan – partner with the Chicago law firm Cogan & Power, P.C. – was recently appointed as co-chairperson of the Medical Negligence Committee of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA), the largest group of attorneys in Illinois representing victims of personal injury, medical negligence, and...

2014-07-23 23:13:10

Avoiding, adjudicating, and litigating legal cases in the challenging climate of medical malpractice. Cincinnati, Ohio (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 The medical and legal fields are closely intertwined. Medical malpractice costs thousands of lives and causes thousands of nonfatal injuries every year, and after-the-fact legal remedies are the only way for medical malpractice victims to obtain compensation from negligent caregivers. But the modern healthcare arena is rapidly evolving, and with it,...

2014-07-21 20:22:24

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today environmental activist and consumer advocate Erin Brockovich announced her support for Prop 46, the November ballot initiative that will protect patient safety and save lives. Brockovich is best known for the work she did to build a case against PG&E on their groundwater contamination in Hinkley, CA, in 1993. The case, which settled in 1996, is one of many anti-pollution cases that Brockovich participated in over the...


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