Daily Archives: March 20, 2012 - 3 results

Posted 5 years ago in Medical Malpractice by Courtney Sherwood  
Malpractice Rampant at VA Hospital

Chuck Pennington’s liver biopsy seemed fairly routine. But instead of taking a day or two to recover, Pennington died at the Dayton Veterans Affairs Medical Center of internal hemorrhage. He’d received too much blood thinner, and had not been regularly checked by nurses at the hospital. Pennington’s wife is one of eight surviving family members to receive $940,000 in payments from the Dayton VA Medical Center for errors made between 2005 and 2008, according an investigation published this month by the …

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Posted 5 years ago in Labor and Employment by Aaron Kase  
Can Your Employer Demand Your Facebook Password?

You’re all set for the big job interview– suit pressed, fingernails trimmed and all the Facebook photos with the keg and the beer bong set to private. You think you nail the interview– but next thing you know, your prospective boss demands your Facebook password, with which she could examine in detail all your glorious St. Patty’s Day indiscretions. What do you do? Evidence of employers asking for social media passwords Law unsettled and varies by state Employers could be violating …

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Posted 5 years ago in Criminal Law by Aaron Kase  
Crazy State Laws

Photographers, buffalo hunters and filthy people, take note: Depending on what state you live in, you may be violating the law when you practice your favorite hobby or hygiene habit. Every state has different laws, and you never know when you might find yourself at odds with a rule you could have never anticipated. In Wyoming, for example, laws state that if you want to take a picture of an adorable bunny rabbit in wintertime, you need to get a …

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