Monday, June 3, 2013
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Monday, February 4, 2013
Your email inboxes have likely been flooded with updates regarding the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' final rule to strengthen the privacy and security protections of health information established under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).
Monday, December 10, 2012
The Texas Supreme has reversed an intermediate appellate court decision that itself reversed and rendered a $742,701 jury verdict against a chiropractor for failure to warn about a procedure's risk. Cynthia Hollingsworth represents the plaintiff.
Monday, December 3, 2012
The list of disputes that qualify as a "heath care liability claim" under Texas Civil Practice & Remedies Code Chapter 74 just got a little longer. Chapter 74 requires a plaintiff litigating such a claim to file an expert report early in the proceedings. This time, the dispute at issue involves a doctor's note, according to a Nov. 21 decision by Dallas' 5th Court of Appeals.
Monday, October 15, 2012
Lawyer Nefeterius McPherson caused a minor stir when she wore a yellow West Virginia University T-shirt into the decidedly burnt orange-clad crowd at Darrell K. Royal Stadium in Austin recently.
The National Law Journal
Monday, October 1, 2012
Marta Fernandez got a call earlier this year from a client with a weight problem. Her client, a hotel and resort chain, was troubled about how to handle a request by an obese employee at one of its California properties. Required to walk the grounds as part of her job, the worker wanted to use one of the company's golf carts to get around.