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CVS Generic Drugs Suit Fails to Get Class ActionCalifornia judge blocks 11 classes in suit that claims CVS charged insurers and insured patients more than uninsured patients.
Independent Pharmacy Sued Over Fentanyl Overdose DeathA pharmacy in Pennsylvania allowed a man to pick up his mother's prescription for fentanyl after being told not to allow it, with tragic results.
Top 5 of 2016: Dermatology legal insightsIn 2016, we provided advice on a number of different legal issues ranging from informed consent issues, to off-label products, to whether or not you could lose your medical license for not paying your office rent. Here are the top 5 legal insight articles of 2016 from Dermatology Times.
Ditch those sue happy patients for goodGetting rid of those pesky sue happy patients.
Maternal death from intracranial hemorrhageA 34-year-old Ohio woman was under the care of her longtime family physician, who had minor privileges to deliver uncomplicated pregnancies at a specific hospital, for her pregnancy. The woman is diagnosed with eclampsia in her third trimester and is immediately given a cesarean. After delivery, she is unresponsive having died from a massive intracranial hemorrhage. The physician is sued for fraudulently representing her abilities in obstetric care. What's the verdict?
Legally Speaking: Was this forceps delivery appropriate?A patient charges that her infant’s injuries could have been avoided.
Legally Speaking: Pre-trial agreements alter monetary awardsTwo cases illustrate how jury verdicts and awards to plaintiffs may differ drastically in medical malpractice trials.
Was this pregnancy termination properly managed?The plaintiff’s lawyers alleged that the defendants caused the perforation during the D & C, failed to recognize it intraoperatively, and failed to repair it at the time.
Talc lawsuits: Will they change recommendations? (VIDEO)For Contemporary OB/GYN, Dr Bobby Lazzara discusses the recent lawsuits that claim talc powder usage led to ovarian cancer and how it may affect your recommendations.
Professionalism in social media is a balancing actTo establish and maintain a professional medical image in social media, pay careful attention to the content of posts. Be aware that social media content is admissible as evidence in courts of law.