- Is it OK if Boulder County prosecutor Tweets the murder trial while in progress? [Colorado Daily]
- Pierce O’Donnell terms his gigantic Katrina/New Orleans lawsuit a “crapshoot” [Hiltzik, L.A. Times]
- Massachusetts hospital not responsible for third-party injuries from just-released colonoscopy patient’s auto accident [Ronald Miller]
- Controversial “citizen suit” provision was removed from environment bill as one of the compromises to obtain House passage [Global Climate Law Blog and more, earlier] More: Coyote.
- “I was shocked at the number of cases the neurologist, radiologists, and especially the neurosurgeon had against them.” [ER Stories with a first-person lawsuit tale]
- I liked Dole Food better when it was a victim of the litigation system rather than an aggressor [L.A. Business Journal, NLJ, L.A. Times “The Envelope” on company’s suit against Swedish documentary filmmaker; underlying banana-worker pesticide litigation scandal; CJAC]
- Virginia Postrel on kidney donation, altruism, and policy [The Atlantic]
- Grown kids appear in court to exonerate dad who spent nearly 20 years in prison on false charges of abusing them [The Columbian, Wash., via Obscure Store] More: Coyote.
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Excellent blog. But, the link for “Ronald Miller ” leads to the climate change posts, not the post about the Mass hospital article.
Whoops. Link fixed now, thanks.
Maybe if the medical world didn’t rush to sedate everyone for minor procedures this type of thing wouldn’t happen. There should be a strong preference in the medical community for avoiding unecessary sedation, sure it may make the procedure a bit less pleasant, but sedation is a serious procedure and should be treated as one, not the first choice of any doctor for anything. When I had my wisdom teeth pulled the dentist was shocked when I turned down general anesthesia….