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YOUR INDIVIDUAL RIGHTS ARE UNDER ATTACK AND YOU DON’T EVEN KNOW IT

March 7, 2017

A few years ago I wrote a blog about how the civil justice system is what’s called in Economic Theory a pure public good.  The theory goes that if there is a road in town that you need to drive on every day to get to work, you want government to take good care of […]

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Infection From Open Heart Surgery

February 17, 2017

Over 250,000 heart bypass surgeries are performed in the United States each year. During the procedure a device that heats and cools the circulating blood is used to maintain a specific temperature. Over the past two years, The FDA has expressed an increasing concern that a heating cooling device manufactured in Germany, the Sorin 3T, […]

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DID FACEBOOK RUIN THIS PLAINTIFF’S CASE?

January 4, 2017

By: Robert N. Hunn, Esquire Recently, Plaintiff attorneys have been perplexed over a report of a Superior Court Decision where the Court dismissed a woman’s medical malpractice case because it was filed more than two years from when she knew or should have known that she had been injured.  For you non-lawyers, this is called […]

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DONALD TRUMP AND THE CIVIL JUSTICE SYSTEM

December 16, 2016

Sorry to disappoint but this is not another blog bashing Donald Trump. God knows there are plenty of such blogs on the internet. Rather it is my intention to identify an observation about the President’s Elect’s modus operandi that, perhaps, those on the far left and the far right can agree upon and how it […]

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A SPECIAL CHALLENGE – ACCURATELY IDENTIFY PATIENTS IN THE HOSPITAL – NEWBORNS

August 1, 2016

In the era of newborn identification – using banding, barcodes, and all of our sophisticated electronic gadgets, one would think that the issue of misidentification of newborns had long since passed. Unfortunately, this continues to be an issue. The report on the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority website, based on error reports made from healthcare facilities […]

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