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After harm

After Harm: Medical Error and the Ethics of Forgiveness


Safety Culture

A Lamentation of Abandonment

I’ve no background. I’ve been peeled off my background.
I’ve been attached to another background like a cut-out.

I had never heard of Operation Pedro Pan…

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Book Review

Release and Waiver of Liability in Texas - Designed to Confuse

Release and Waiver of Liability in Texas

We have all signed them, for ourselves, or our children. Often without even reading them. After all, it seems wherever you go, you are required to sign a waiver before engaging in any type of activity. 521 more words


To whom should you extend your indemnity obligations?

It seems that indemnity provisions are increasingly less likely to limit a design professional’s obligation to only the design professional’s client. We regularly review indemnity provisions that include the client’s parent company, affiliates, subsidiaries, successors and assigns, officers, employees, representatives and agents, the project’s owners, a county client, a state client, lenders, contractors, subcontractors, and even other design professionals. 193 more words

CPR success: TV v Reality

The Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science is reporting, via Facebook. a study that shows ‘CPR is depicted on television medical dramas as significantly more successful than it is in reality…’ (see… 825 more words


Clinical Negligence: Brain Injury Attorneys Can Help with Your Case

The consequences of brain injuries can range from impairments that cause minor and temporary problems to disabilities that can permanently change a person’s life for the worse. 106 more words


Malpractice or Ordinary Negligence?

Tracy v Vassar Bros. Hosp.,

130 A.D.3d 713, 13 N.Y.S.3d 226

This is another of the many cases about the distinction between ordinary negligence and medical malpractice, with their differing limitations periods. 389 more words