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When Can You Refuse to Treat a Patient?

We continue with our series of general educational articles penned by one attorney, an MD, JD, giving you a view of the world through a malpractice plaintiff attorney’s eyes. This attorney is a seasoned veteran.  The series includes a number of pearls on how to stay...

FDA and Drugs Used in Executing the Death Penalty

The FDA regulates drugs and devices to make sure they are safe and effective for their intended use. Its regulatory authority to achieve that goal is broad.  For years, the FDA took the position that it did not have authority to regulate drugs used for executions – or...

Man Bites Dog

If a dog bites a man, that is not newsworthy. When a man bites a dog, it makes news.A patient sues a doctor. Not newsworthy. Doctor sues a patient. That’s a headline.Dr. Leonard Hochstein, star of the reality TV series “The Real Housewives of Miami” is suing two...

A Good Deed Ends in Arrest

Casey Smitherman is superintendent of a small school district in the Midwest. The town, Elwood, Indiana, has 8,500 people and struggles with serious poverty. Many of its students do not have adequate resources.   Ms. Smitherman had helped a specific student in the...