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Eight years ago this month I was a 53 year old NICU and Transport RN. I was fit and healthy and enjoying a new chapter in my life after a divorce, an empty nest, the deaths of my parents, and a move ...
by KelleyRN2
Comment Count 301 comments on Fri Nov 06, 2009 at 09:00 AM PST with 578 Recommends
Dan Shea’s Aunt Kay was 83, vibrant and healthy in 2011, when she suffered terrible injuries in a head-on accident. Kay spent five months in the hospital rehabilitating and being repaired with so ...
by Consumer Watchdog
Comment Count 52 comments on Fri Feb 07, 2014 at 09:55 AM PST with 228 Recommends
by wmtriallawyer
Comment Count 199 comments on Thu Dec 29, 2005 at 07:26 AM PST with 148 Recommends
As I type this, a delectable, carbohydrate filled pretzel bagel from Servatti's is busy baking in the convection oven of my favorite coffee shop. Within the next minute or so that bagel will be ...
by Virally Suppressed
Comment Count 31 comments on Mon Apr 21, 2014 at 10:17 PM PDT with 91 Recommends
In fact, despite a well orchestrated, and quite successful, movement to create the exact opposite impression, the Civil Court System won’t even call it malpractice. But you be the Jury. ...
by rontripp
Comment Count 103 comments on Sun Dec 03, 2006 at 04:13 AM PST with 78 Recommends
Rick Santorum probably shouldn't ...
by Joan McCarter
Comment Count 65 comments on Fri Jan 27, 2012 at 10:31 AM PST with 68 Recommends
Not to diss Texas but it's with some real shit kickers like Ted Cruz, Rick Perry, John Cornyn, George W. Bush, Steve Stockman and Louis Gohmert, But gubernatorial candidate and Attorney General, ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 14 comments on Thu Apr 10, 2014 at 09:00 PM PDT with 47 Recommends
I could dig up some statistics, tell it from a purely numerical, clinical POV but that is not what this diary is. This diary is my family's story of medical malpractice and pending financial ...
by tinwi
Comment Count 24 comments on Mon Feb 27, 2012 at 07:27 PM PST with 38 Recommends
by karmsy
Comment Count 16 comments on Sat Aug 12, 2006 at 01:47 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
Since 1975 the value of everything has gone up, except the value of my son’s life under California law. Last week my son, Steven and I went to Sacramento to say “38 years is ...
by Consumer Watchdog
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon May 06, 2013 at 11:17 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
I’ll warn you up front. This is a combination rant/”My space” posting. I am in full depression mode right now, and need to write. It’s the only thing that will keep me ...
by colormeunimpressed
Comment Count 37 comments on Tue Oct 28, 2008 at 08:33 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
I spent most of today with my best friend trying to find a place to bury her mother. She wanted to do it with Inglewood Cemetery but they are so booked they could not do it for a week and a half. ...
by yoduuuh do or do not
Comment Count 13 comments on Sat Oct 31, 2009 at 10:58 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
Michael Moore's controversial film SiCKO opens nationwide this weekend. Hailed by critics and widely praised across much of the political spectrum, ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Jun 29, 2007 at 01:35 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
My baby Mia died in a hospital at just 6 weeks of age from whooping cough in the middle of a whooping cough epidemic because doctors didn't give her a simple test. A 38-year-old law ...
by Consumer Watchdog
Comment Count 86 comments on Thu May 30, 2013 at 04:34 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
Finally, the Congressional Budget Office confirms what many of us have known for a very long time: medical malpractice lawsuits is not a major driver of the rise in health care costs. Hopefully, ...
by lenlarga
Comment Count 35 comments on Sat Dec 20, 2008 at 03:36 AM PST with 18 Recommends
Cross-posted from Tort Deform ...
by TortDeform com
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon May 21, 2007 at 04:10 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
by srkp23
Comment Count 23 comments on Fri Jun 02, 2006 at 08:21 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
Among the new restrictions appearing in anti-choice bills nationwide, it is the medical malpractice liability shields that have the potential to alter, perhaps permanently, women’s relationship ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Apr 05, 2012 at 10:50 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
And esteemed Medical Ethicist gives them a mild rebuke. Somehow, this professor has not seemed to notice the change in delivery of medical care in our country-- not since the passing of the ...
by arodb
Comment Count 34 comments on Sat Jan 05, 2013 at 05:23 PM PST with 14 Recommends
The usual line of tort reform from the GOP is that this should be an integral part of any HCR bill. For years they've lived in a world where this is the number one contributor to costs. Yes, what ...
by dizzydean
Comment Count 75 comments on Sat Feb 27, 2010 at 09:48 AM PST with 14 Recommends