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Controversial H.R. 1215 Up For Vote SoonControversial H.R. 1215 Up For Vote SoonBy Jack H. FarnbauchApril 19, 2017On March 22, 2017, the U.S. Congress put on the calendar, H.R. 1215, also known as the Protecting Access to Care Act of 2017. Sweeney Law Firm Indiana Court of Appeals Revives Suit of Post-Operative CareBy Jack H. FarnbauchApril 19, 2017Darlene Welsh, 82, received open heart surgery on May 2, 2011 at the Indiana Heart Hospital. Sweeney Law FirmThe Nightmare of K.D. vs. Chambers May Be Over By Jack H. FarnbauchApril 19, 2017In the case of Charles McKeen, M.D. v. Billy Turner, 53S05-1704-CT-202, the Indiana Supreme Court “expressly disapproved” of the Indiana Court of Appeals holding in K.D. v. Chambers, 951 N.E.2d 855 (Ind. Ct. App. 2011). Health Care Industry and LobbyingHealth Care Industry and LobbyingBy Jack H. FarnbauchApril 19, 2017In a heated debate such as caps on damages and other tort reform measures, it makes sense that the side with more money is going to win.Medication Errors Highly Underreported Amongst Anesthesia ProvidersMedication Errors Highly Underreported Amongst Anesthesia ProvidersBy Jack H. FarnbauchApril 19, 2017Medication errors are apparently significantly underreported by anesthesia providers, at least at certain institutions.Local Bar Association Vocally Opposes Indiana Assembly Bill Local Bar Association Vocally Opposes Indiana Assembly Bill By Jack H. FarnbauchApril 19, 2017Nursing Homes are overmedicating residents with DementiaNursing Homes are overmedicating residents with DementiaBy Jack H. FarnbauchApril 4, 2017Doctors Say Medication Is Overused in Dementia By LAURIE TARKAN - New York Times Mother's Actions Not Considered a Contributory...Mother's Actions Not Considered a Contributory Cause in Med-Mal CaseBy Jack H. FarnbauchApril 4, 2017The Indiana Court of Appeals has rejected a doctor’s argument that a patient’s mother served as an intervening cause to the loss of the patient’s kidney and instead upheld the rule that a parent’s alleged contributory negligence may not be used as a bar to a child’s medical malpractice claim. Woman’s Case Against Dermatologist Dismissed for Not Being Timely FiledWoman’s Case Against Dermatologist Dismissed for Not Being Timely FiledBy Jack H. FarnbauchApril 4, 2017Elizabeth White visited Dr. Sonya Campbell Johnson at Dermatology Associates, P.C., for laser hair removal on her face.New Study Links Communication Failures...New Study Links Communication Failures to More than 1,700 Deaths in Five YearsBy Jack H. FarnbauchApril 4, 2017In a 2015 study of a database of approximately 30 percent of U.S. malpractice cases from 400 hospitals, including...