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California's Personal Belief Exemption for Vaccination and Legal Liability

Bill SB277, which would prevent parents from sending unvaccinated kids to school with waivers citing religious or persional beliefs successeful passed its first legislative test last month in the Senate Health Committe by a 6-2 vote. 278 more words

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Bridgeport woman awarded $4.25 million after epidural causes lasting damage

BRIDGEPORT–A jury awarded a Bridgeport woman $4.25 million in a medical malpractice suit stemming from injuries suffered during an epidural.

The Superior Court Jury in Bridgeport ruled that Erika Andrade, now 35, should be awarded the money due to permanent spinal cord injuries she sustained in the summer of 2009 when an anesthesiologist “negligently utilized an anesthesia needle” when attempting to give an epidural to Andrade as she was in labor with her third child. 324 more words

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Medical Malpractice Lawyer : Ft. Lauderdale : Cosmetic Surgery

Medical Malpractice in Fort Lauderdale – Cosmetic Surgery on the Cheap

Cosmetic surgery is becoming a more frequent cause of Ft. Lauderdale medical malpractice lawsuits… 319 more words

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Medical Abandonment- What is the Physician's Responsibility?

The official physician-patient relationship starts when the doctor first “diagnoses and treats, or participates in diagnosing and treating the patient”. The relationship continues from that point on unless formally terminated. 375 more words