Valleywide Legal Blog

It’s Not The Lawyers Who Are Greedy – Part III

The New York Times is running a series on health care costs and the incomes of high earning physicians. The most recent article was entitled, “Patients’ Costs Skyrocket; Specialists Incomes Soar”.  It appeared on line on January 18, 2014.  The article focused … Read More

Posted in Doctors, Fee for Service, Health Care Costs, Hospitals, Medical Costs |

It’s Not The Lawyers Who Are Greedy – Part II

I received a recent comment from a reader who asked why, if the lawyers weren’t greedy, no one would take his six figure medical malpractice case.  The lawyers whom he consulted apparently told him that his case wasn’t big enough.  I … Read More

Posted in Doctors, Hospitals, Lawsuits, Malpractice costs, Medical Malpractice, medical malpractice lawyers, Medical Negligence, medical negligence lawyers, tort reform |

New Approaches to Heart Disease and Stroke May Be Near.

Although the past twenty years have seen great advances in the treatment of heart disease and stroke, progress has slowed, especially in comparison with the progress which has been made in the treatment of cancer.  Heart disease remains the greatest cause … Read More

Posted in General Health, healthy living, heart attack |