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Unnecessary ProceduresSome doctors say that unnecessary tests and procedures are to blame for increasing healthcare costs. Urgent Warning of New Bird Flu H7N9: Could Pose Global ThreatDozens of reported cases of a strain of avian influenza A are breaking out in urban China, with 11 deaths resulting. So far, the first few people who died of the virus had weakened immune function or other health problems that put them at a greater risk of complications. The...US Companies that made the 2012 Most Ethical Companies ListThis annual list provides consumers with a list of companies that support ethical practices.Video Captures Abuse of 14 Year Old Boy at Military SchoolFourteen-year-old Jesse Mactagone of Auburn, California attended the St. John's Military School for a mere four days before he required surgery to repair broken bones in his legs. According to the boy’s mother, Mactagone was pushed down while running on his first day at the military school, and cadets were...Weird Laws Take Effect in 2013This article outlines some laws that will be effected in a few states. It is likely that new laws enacted throughout 2013 will make these pale by comparison. In some states, old, no longer applicable laws will be modified or removed. But often, new laws come about from new, evolving...What the ""pant rant"" on talk radio misses about lawsuits By RICHARD M. ALDERMAN Copyright 2007 Houston Chronicle Every so often, our legal system coughs up an attention-getting case that provides more grist for talk-show hosts calling for changes in our civil justice system. The latest example is the now-infamous lawsuit filed by an administrative law judge who sued...What You Need to Know for Today’s Auto CaseDave Farnbauch had the opportunity to speak at the June 30, 2011 Indiana Trial Lawyers Association seminar in Indianapolis on “What You Need to Know for Today’s Auto Case” on trial strategy by presenting information about "Polarizing the Case." Dave discussed the "Polarizing" concepts to other personal injury attorneys representing...When “Peer Review” Has Ulterior MotivesA judge upheld a jury’s initial decision against the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons for biased decisions against a doctor for testifying against another surgeon. Steven Graboff is a surgeon who belonged to the AAOS and was suspended for 2 yrs for testifying against an AAOS board member. AAOS has...Will a Federal Compromise on GMO Labeling Trump State Law, Forever?This article was written after a recent meeting where many executives from huge food production conglomerations agreed to start labeling genetically modified organisms (GMO), or genetically engineered (GE) organisms in foods. To those only starting to follow the labeling saga, this would seem like a positive, cooperative step. To those...Wrongful Death and Medical Malpractice suit filed.On October 24th, 2008, Dennis DeKoekkoek, a 51 year old man who struggled with obesity during his life was scheduled for a routine colostomy reversal surgery at Pinnacle Hospital in Crown Point Indiana. Following the procedure, complications arose. Dennis had trouble breathing, bled internally and died six hours after the...