This past weekend there was a great 60 Minutes segment on Microsoft founder Bill Gates. He is one of the greatest entrepreneurs of all time, but more recently has become a leader in charitable giving. Perhaps his greatest deed is his effort to eradicate disease, especially for children under five.
Wall Street Journal Publishes New Exposé On Physician-owned Medical Device Distributors; Hospitals Continue to Adopt Anti-POD Policies
Wall Street Journal health beat reporter John Carreyrou’s latest investigative piece, “Surgeons Eyed over Deals with Medical-Device Makers,” published July 25, describes the potential patient harms that can result when surgeons have a financial interest in the implantable medical devices that they order for their own patients via ownership in a physician-owned distributor (POD).
Rates of new foreclosure filings nationally are dropping dramatically from a year ago. Some estimates indicate 21% fewer filings in June than in May, which is 45% fewer filings than June 2012.
Yesterday, the Senate effectively put an end to the ambiguity surrounding the current validity of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) by confirming all five of President Obama’s Board nominees.
The Washington Post has been running excerpts from Dan Balz’s forthcoming book about the 2012 presidential campaign, “Collision 2012: Obama vs. Romney and the Future of Elections in America.”
As lawyers who have been helping people injured in car accidents and who have been handling automobile accident litigation for more than 50 years, we understand that choosing the right auto insurance policy to protect you and your family can feel daunting.
One of my most popular posts among lawyers is “Be A Potted Plant: Sanctions For Deposition Coaching and Witness Conferences,” which talks about how to defend a deposition in federal court, or, rather, how a lawyer should not defend a deposition of their client by acting like a fool at the deposition and interposing speaking objections.
U. Hyde Meah’s employer required him to agree contractually that top secret information he reviewed as a technical contractor for the United States government would not be disclosed.
No. The Fourteenth Amendment’s guarantees of due process and equal protection of the law protects U.S. citizens and non-citizens alike.
State Farm Sues Multiple Parties Alleging Fraudulent Scheme Delivering Injured Parties to and from Lawyers and Chiropractors
State Farm, a leading auto insurer, has sued a referral service, chiropractic firm and others alleging, inter alia, that they engaged in a fraudulent scheme of referrals to and from a plaintiff’s firm that resulted in monetary loss to State Farm via it medical payments and personal injury protection (PIP) coverage.