Valleywide Legal Blog

It’s Not The Lawyers Who Are Greedy

It seems like every day I read about a doctor or a medical group blaming the high cost of medical care or the high cost of health insurance on greedy malpractice lawyers.  To hear them tell it, there is no such … Read More

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Hospital Deaths Due to Mistakes – It Just Keeps Getting Worse

In 1984, the Institute of Medicine analyzed available data for patients admitted to New York hospitals and concluded that up to 98,000 Americans die in hospitals each year from preventable medical errors.  The news was stunning at the time but has since come to … Read More

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