- Independent Duties Hospitals Owe Patients: Direct Liability for Medical Malpractice
- Skin Antiseptic Chlorhexidine: Defense against Infection Comes with Risk
- Is Stillbirth Medical Malpractice Success Directly Proportional to Weeks of Pregnancy?
- Are Medical Lien Prices Evidence of Reasonable Value of Medical Services?
- Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal: Minimally Invasive Procedure with Significant Risks
Monthly Archives: November 2014
The U.S. Surgeon General has issued a Call to Action on skin cancer, the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States, as it is a major public health problem that requires immediate action. Even though most skin cancers can … Continue reading
CDC Study Shows Skyrocketing Skin Cancer Costs; What Lawyers Can Learn By Examination and Persuasive Presentation of Statistics
The Scalpel Weekly News for November 24, 2014, includes a CDC report that states that the costs of treating skin cancer are skyrocketing. While that is interesting in its own right, the report’s presentation of statistics is noteworthy as well. … Continue reading
Back pain, which frequently leads to missed work and job-related disability, represents the second most common neurological ailment in the United States (following only headache). Americans spend at least $50 billion each year on low back pain, but the cause … Continue reading