Workplace accidents can be a frightening prospect for a business. You may have made your workplace as safe as possible, your employees may be highly trained, and you may have all the right insurance. But accidents happen.
Amongst a myriad of issues faced by patients in nursing homes, one that requires immediate and serious concern is the entrapment of patients in the bed rails.
NorthwestGeorgianNews reported the arrest of Marquette Wallin, an employee at Cozy Manor nursing home, who is facing drug charges after, police say, they found prescription medication belonging to some of the residents in her purse.
The parasite cyclospora has been in the news over the last few months in the U.S. and Canada where it has sickened hundreds, possibly tied to cilantro from Mexico.
The power was out for several hours on Bainbridge Island on Saturday after high winds and rain. Fortunately our generator kicked in so we did not have to worry about spoiled food.
August was a rough month for the Food and Drug Administration. On August 7, a federal judge in New York entered a preliminary injunction in Amarin Pharma, Inc.’s lawsuit against the FDA, holding that the FDA could not prevent a drug manufacturer from marketing its drug for uses that haven’t been approved by the FDA, so long as the marketing was “truthful,” a loaded word we’ll get to in a moment.
An Introduction to Norovirus.
The Ventura County Public Health office has reported 98 customers and 17 employees at the Chipotle Mexican Grill in Simi Valley became sick on August 18 and 19.
Insurance companies are always coming up with different ways to try to trick people out of their Illinois workers’ compensation benefits.
Ohio Supreme Court Rules Class Cannot Be Certified Without Actual Damages Under Ohio’s Consumer Sales Practice Act
In a ruling yesterday in Felix v. Ganley Chevrolet, Inc., No. 2013-1746, 2015 WL 5039233 (Aug. 27, 2015), the Ohio Supreme Court held that a class action cannot be certified where the plaintiff cannot demonstrate, through common evidence, that all putative class members incurred damages resulting from the defendant’s alleged conduct.