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Medical Malpractice Payout Redistribution: Expert Insight

Medical Malpractice Payout Redistribution: Expert Insight

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A recent bill passed in the US House of Representatives proposes a number of changes to malpractice liability rules, including a $250,000 cap on non-economic damages.

Pharmaceutical, Medical Device Companies Fight Unfavorable Trial Results

Pharmaceutical, Medical Device Companies Fight Unfavorable Trial Results

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Scientists continue to be the targets of legal action from pharmaceutical, medical device, and nutraceutical companies when published studies frame these companies' products in an unfavorable light.

Patient Education Essential in Underserved Communities

Patient Education Essential in Underserved Communities

The NP failed to provide standard care.

Knowing When to Make a Referral

Knowing When to Make a Referral

Knowing when to make a referral and when to look more carefully into a patient's problems on your own is difficult. However, it is important to consider all options when diagnosing a patient.

How to Protect Yourself From Lawsuits Under EMTALA

How to Protect Yourself From Lawsuits Under EMTALA

Under the law, hospitals with EDs must provide for "an appropriate medical screening examination within the capability of the hospital's ED" to determine if an emergency medical condition exists.

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