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Two Massachusetts hospitals may co-opt TBI patients into a study without their permission

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients in Massachusetts may end up participating in a study without giving their permission. While the question of informed consent is a huge one when being admitted to hospital and having procedures, tests and diagnostics run,

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Fake doctor sued in wrongful death of 5-year-old

Strange things can happen, but this wrongful death case borders on the bizarre. A man who never obtained a medical degree or even a license was discovered to have worked at numerous New York hospitals. He was only outed when

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Left turns are deadly for bikers

It’s no secret that riding a motorcycle can be dangerous. Even safety gear cannot protect against death if there is an accident and the impact is “blunt force.” There are advantages and disadvantages about riding a motorcycle. The advantages include

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Snow and booze do not mix

It’s tough enough driving in snowy weather without being drunk. It’s a true miracle that the victim in this crash was able to survive with a broken arm, and not end up dead in a wreckage of twisted metal and

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Gas station lies about selling booze and jury returns $15 million verdict in wrongful death case

Sometimes it is the little things in life that, once discovered, change the outcome of a trial. This particular case took seven years to finally offer the family some sense of closure over the death of their 13-year-old son. The

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Should Facebook be used during a wrongful death trial?

Is using Facebook during a wrongful death trial an ethics issue or a legal issue? This is one of those cases that make waves — not so much for the case itself, but for the presence of and use of

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First vaginal mesh lawsuit considered to be a bellwether case

The first of hundreds of defective vaginal mesh lawsuits has started in New Jersey. Plaintiffs and attorneys alike are watching it closely. First trials, particularly when they involve class action lawsuits, are always watched closely. They are the bellwethers of

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Sedan rear-ended by semi, results in 4 injured

Accidents involving big rigs are horrendously frightening. Many victims sustain catastrophic injuries or die. No one goes out of their way to get anywhere near a big rig on the highway as many drivers realize the dangers of traveling too

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Sedan rear-ended by semi, results in 4 injured

Accidents involving big rigs are horrendously frightening. Many victims sustain catastrophic injuries or die. No one goes out of their way to get anywhere near a big rig on the highway as many drivers realize the dangers of traveling too

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Junior Seau had chronic traumatic encephalopathy

It was not surprising to learn that Junior Seau had chronic traumatic encephalopathy. Seau took his own life in May 2012 and shocked a nation already reeling over other similar sports deaths. He was a former National Football League (NFL)

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