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Woman sues doctor in husband’s death

Woman sues doctor in husband’s death

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The wife of a man who died earlier this year has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against a doctor and other parties involved in his treatment. Donna L. Smith, of Celina, filed the lawsuit in

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47 Arrested in Brazil suspected of practicing illegal abortions

47 Arrested in Brazil suspected of practicing illegal abortions

medicalstaffverification October 21, 2014 0

At least 47 people were arrested Tuesday in Rio de Janeiro for belonging to an organization suspected of being the chief provider of illegal abortions in this Brazilian state, officials said. Rio de Janeiro's Civil

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Fake Abortion Doctor Is Wanted By Police

Fake Abortion Doctor Is Wanted By Police

medicalstaffverification October 17, 2014 0

A bench warrant has been issued by an Accra High Court for the arrest of Joseph Drah, the self-styled abortion specialist at Universal Mission Clinic who allegedly bonked women before aborting their babies. This was

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Mass. hospitals rethink medical error response

Mass. hospitals rethink medical error response

medicalstaffverification October 16, 2014 0

A program at Massachusetts hospitals makes the post-medical error apology process more transparent, according to New England Public Radio. Traditionally, Bay State hospitals have responded to errors--the third-leading cause of death in the United States--with

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Appeals court upholds disputed part of state medical malpractice law

Appeals court upholds disputed part of state medical malpractice law

medicalstaffverification October 15, 2014 0

On Friday, a federal appeals court upheld part of Florida’s divisive medical-malpractice law, ruling that it does not violate requirements for shielding patient privacy. Three judges of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturned

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Section 420 slapped on adoption scam doctor

Section 420 slapped on adoption scam doctor

medicalstaffverification October 14, 2014 0

A doctor and two NGO workers have been charged by a trial court with cheating, forgery and criminal conspiracy for colluding in preparing the fake birth certificate of a girl child in the sensational

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Malpractice cap doesn’t apply to woman who lost limbs, judge rules

Malpractice cap doesn’t apply to woman who lost limbs, judge rules

medicalstaffverification October 13, 2014 0

A Milwaukee woman who lost all four of her limbs as a result of medical malpractice should collect her entire $25.3 million jury verdict, a Milwaukee County circuit judge ruled in declaring a state-mandated

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Court Backs Key Part of Medical Malpractice Law

Court Backs Key Part of Medical Malpractice Law

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A federal appeals court Friday upheld part of a controversial Florida medical-malpractice law, saying it does not violate requirements aimed at protecting patient privacy

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