With summertime upon us it is time to explore the law of negligence with respect to some common summer pastimes, such as boating. Boating accidents can be just as deadly as automobile accidents, if not more so. Maneuvering through wide open lanes, boats that can be heavier than the average personally operated motor vehicle and…Read the article
Shocking Percentage of Surgeries Involve Medication Errors
February 3, 2017
A 2015 study that analyzed the rate of medication errors in surgeries that were performed at Massachusetts General Hospital had a shocking conclusion: a mistake or adverse event occurred in every second surgery, as well as in five percent of drug administrations. The study was presented at the Anesthesiology 2015 meeting in California, and summarized…Read the article
Fulton County, GA Fights Opioids with Napoli Shkolnik
October 25, 2017
Georgia’s largest county, Fulton County, is joining the fight against the opioid epidemic. They are filing a lawsuit against companies that make and distribute the addictive painkillers. Fulton County wants to hold pharmaceutical companies accountable for the government costs associated with publicly funded treatments for problems associated with opioids. The County’s opioid abuse death rate…Read the article
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