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Florida House Passes Lawsuit Overhaul Package

By James L. Rosica   Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — In yet another win for its conservative agenda this session, the Florida House approved a trio of lawsuit-overhaul bills on Monday. The first bill (HB 479) increases the burden of proof … Continue reading

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Obstetricians Take Big Steps to Avoid Malpractice

By Gale Scott  Crain’s New York Business.com   3/4/11 Delivering babies can be a high-stakes undertaking for hospitals, with the threat of multi-million-dollar malpractice damages when serious mishaps occur. But a team of Manhattan obstetricians says it has beaten the … Continue reading

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Jurex Helps Nurses Enter Legal Field

  A new option is here for nurses to use their nursing skills – by becoming a nurse expert witness. Every year there are thousands of court cases requiring knowledge of a medical expert witness. Jurex Center for Legal Nurse … Continue reading

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111 Charged in Medicare Scams worth $225 Million

  By KELLI KENNEDY, Associated Press – Thu Feb 17, 4:43 pm ET MIAMI – Federal authorities charged more than 100 doctors, nurses and physical therapists in nine cities with Medicare fraud Thursday, part of a massive nationwide bust that … Continue reading

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Legal Nurse Consultant: An exciting Option for Nursing

Judy L. Vallarelli, RNCS, MS Louise G. Curran, RN, BSN, JD No one can say nurses don’t have options within their field. Perhaps one of the oldest options is the legal aspect of nursing. Nurses have been practicing as informal … Continue reading

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