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No remedy in medical negligence: fault without causation (2)

I’ll outline, in subsequent postings, why, assuming the evidence was as outlined in the Briante v. Vancouver Island Health Authority, 2014 BCSC 1511  reasons, … 223 more words

Causation

No remedy in medical negligence: fault without causation (1)

Briante v. Vancouver Island Health Authority, 2014 BCSC 1511, which I first discussed, here, a few days ago, is a stark reminder that, even in medical negligence, fault alone is not enough. 1,422 more words

Causation

Think Twice, Text None: Teens Texting Behind the Wheel Aren't Alone

   
    These words will sound familiar to any teen: “Kids think they’re invincible.” Parents say it all the time, whether it is after their son went for a touchdown despite being tackled hard a play earlier, or whether its after their daughter completes a gold winning floor routine despite having torn muscles moments before. 494 more words

Assumption Of Risk

"The Fault in Our Stars": The (Nonexistent) Role of Fate in Macbeth

Despite society’s increasing emphasis on empirical evidence and scientific reason, a plethora of people preserve the idea that their lives are ruled by fate. However, tarot cards and prophecies are foolhardy ways to predict one’s life, as one can see in The Tragedy of Macbeth. 569 more words

Ambition

Parents Of Special Needs Boy File Negligence Lawsuit Against LAUSD In Son’s Death

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — The parents of a 16-year-old special needs boy have filed a lawsuit claiming negligence at the hands of the LAUSD resulted in the drowning death of the teen. 199 more words

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