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Local Bar Association Vocally Opposes Indiana Assembly Bill By Jack H. FarnbauchApril 19, 2017Nursing 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 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 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 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...Dangerous Airbags Still Seriously Injuring and Killing PeopleBy Jack H. FarnbauchFebruary 27, 2017Takata, a brand of airbags installed in Honda and Acura vehicles is responsible for 16 deaths internationally and 11 alone in the United States.Jury Awards $7 Million in Bar Fight Victim CaseBy Jack H. FarnbauchFebruary 27, 2017A Tippecanoe County jury awarded David Widner a $7 million dollar verdict against Champs Sports Bar in Lafayette, Indiana and the owner of the bar, Ronald Mundell. Indiana Court of Appeals Rejects Woman’s Claim of Continuing WrongBy Jack H. FarnbauchFebruary 27, 2017Claims Not Brought Before Medical Review PanelBy Jack H. FarnbauchFebruary 27, 2017Before getting in front of a judge or jury in a medical malpractice claim in Indiana a plaintiff must submit all of their materials to a medical review panel comprised of 3 doctors. Stronger Malpractice Laws May Not Prevent Surgical ComplicationsBy Jack H. FarnbauchFebruary 27, 2017In states where doctors faced greater risk from malpractice claims, patients were actually MORE likely to develop life-threatening infections, the study found.