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Hospital Inspections May Soon Become Public InformationHospital Inspections May Soon Become Public InformationBy Jack H. FarnbauchJune 28, 2017We often see restaurants admonished in the newspapers when they fail a health inspection.Disclosure of Medical Errors Along with an Apology Actually Lead To Fewer Lawsuits?Will a Disclosure of Medical Errors Along with an Apology Actually Lead To Fewer Lawsuits?By Jack H. FarnbauchJune 28, 2017It’s a fact that healthcare providers are reticent to admit errors to a patient or the patient’s family. Nurses and Medication ErrorsStudy Shows “Major Problem” With Nurses and Medication ErrorsBy Jack H. FarnbauchJune 28, 2017When thinking about health care professionals, one’s mind normally jumps right to doctors. But it takes a group of people to run a hospital and that includes nurses.Medical Errors as an Option on a Death CertificateMedical Errors as an Option on a Death CertificateBy Jack H. FarnbauchJune 28, 2017As discussed in earlier Sweeney Law Firm blog posts, medical errors...Handcuff Injury Claim Against Police Continues After AppealHandcuff Injury Claim Against Police Continues After AppealBy Jack H. FarnbauchJune 27, 2017A man who claims he was injured after he asked Alexandria, Indiana police not to handcuff him during a compliant arrest because he’d had recent rotator cuff surgery...Bicycling is the Number One Cause of Traumatic Brain InjuriesBicycling is the Number One Cause of Traumatic Brain Injuries in SportsBy Jack H. FarnbauchApril 19, 2017When thinking about traumatic brain injuries, we usually think football or other violent sports. However in 2015, according to the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, bicycle accidents...Average Payouts in Medical Malpractice Claims UpPayouts in Medical Malpractice Claims Up in Recent YearsBy Jack H. FarnbauchApril 19, 2017According to a study of the National Practitioner Data Bank, the average payout for a medical malpractice claim has significantly risen.Frightening Report on Sexual Assault in Nursing HomesCNN Publishes Frightening Report on Sexual Assault in Nursing HomesBy Jack H. FarnbauchApril 19, 2017Nursing homes are notorious for poor care and medical malpractice. There are a number of excuses that are proffered as to why nursing home care is subpar.Nursing Home AbuseHow to Track Nursing Home AbuseBy Jack H. FarnbauchApril 19, 2017Putting a loved one in a nursing home facility is a difficult, sometimes heart wrenching decision. We all want the people we care about to be given stellar treatment...Sweeney Law Firm LogoGretchen Carlson, Democrats Push Bids To Rid Forced Arbitration ClausesBy Jack H. FarnbauchApril 19, 2017Journalist Gretchen Carlson was on Capitol Hill March 7, 2017 in order to push for legislation to stop the use of unfair forced arbitration clauses.