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The past month has been full of ups and downs for me.  Saturday July 5th was the day that my husband and I found out I was pregnant.   744 more words



Recently in Birmingham, AL, 56-year-old Jonny Lee Banks, Jr. and wife, Zelda Banks, filed a lawsuit against Princeton Baptist Medical Center physicians—Drs. Vincent Michael Bivins and Alan Aikens—and their medical groups, claiming to have been scheduled for a routine circumcision procedure, but ended up having his penis amputated without any explanation as to why. 90 more words

Restricting the practice of Non-Emergency Patient Transport providers in Victoria

My colleague, Ruth Townsend, and I have been invited to make a regular contribution to Response, the official journal of Paramedics Australasia.  Our last column was ‘Restricting Paramedic Practice – An Issue of Professional Practice’ ((2014) 41(2) … 1,331 more words


Motion Filed To Dismiss Alabama Penis Amputation Lawsuit

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An attorney for two Alabama doctors accused in a lawsuit of amputating a man’s penis in what was supposed to have been a routine circumcision filed a motion Tuesday seeking to dismiss the claims. 142 more words


Simple Florida camp case with final sentences that provide insight into how courts look at what influenced their decision.

A camp for ill children can be sued by injured parents just as any summer camp. That was not the issue here. The language of the release was the only issue. 1,117 more words

Case Analysis

Resuscitation and a patient's best interests

I’m responding to an issue on ‘twitter’ (but a word of caution, I really don’t follow twitter and rarely look at my account, so this is not an efficient way to get in touch with me; but it worked this time). 543 more words


Bunnings Group Ltd v Borg [2014] NSWCA 240

ON 28 JULY 2014, the NSW Court of Appeal delivered Bunnings Group Ltd v Borg  NSWCA 240.


The Court of Appeal allowed an appeal against a District Court decision awarding damages to customer of Bunnings Dural who was injured when some timber sleepers fell off a forklift onto his foot. 485 more words