Mar 1, 2016

Physicians and Insurers Take Issue with a National Study that Points out Repeat Medical Malpractice Offenders

By |Mar 1, 2016|Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

This is a reminder about how careful you must be when considering the results of medical studies even when they have been published by such highly esteemed publications as the New England Journal of Medicine. At the end of January 2016, the NEJM published a study: Prevalence and Characteristics of Physicians Prone to Malpractice Claims. [...]

Feb 4, 2016

AMA Proposes a Ban on Direct-to-Consumer Drug Advertising

By |Feb 4, 2016|Drug Liability|0 Comments

It seems like every other commercial on network television, online, in glossy magazines and even on public transportation is touting the benefits of some prescription drug. The American Medical Association (AMA) recently agreed on advocating a ban on direct-to-consumer advertising for prescription drugs because the marketing encourages patients to request specific drugs, medical devices and [...]

Jan 21, 2016

When Public Content Is Not Public

By |Jan 21, 2016|Privacy Rights|0 Comments

Even if you do not have a Facebook account, the chances are good that you have looked at a company’s Facebook page at some point. After all, a tremendous amount of online marketing is done through social media outlets, and Facebook leads the pack. Since the EU has suspended the Safe Harbor Act, however, European [...]