Daily Archives: June 12, 2012 - 3 results

Posted 5 years ago in Medical Malpractice Uncategorized by Josh Crank  
‘Error in Judgment’ May Be Valid Defense for Medical Malpractice

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court is slated to hear the appeal of a medical malpractice case that could usher a controversial defense position back into Pennsylvania courthouses. Depending on the high court’s ruling, Pennsylvania physicians defending against medical malpractice suits may once again be entitled to a jury instruction that “a mere error in judgment” does not constitute negligence. The case being appealed involves a two-month old boy, Anthony Passarello, who underwent multiple treatments for gastroesophageal reflux in 2001. After several …

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Posted 5 years ago in Crime Criminal Law by Courtney Sherwood  
Justin Bieber May Face Charges for Assaulting Photographer

When Justin Bieber took a swing at a paparazzi photographer who’d been following the pop star through a California mall, Bieber may have thought he was fighting back against a stalker. But after the photographer called 911 and complained of upper torso pain, Bieber became the criminal suspect. Detectives have opened an investigation, though they have not yet filed criminal battery charges against the 18-year-old celebrity.   Is it a Crime? Bieber’s precarious situation should act as a warning to …

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Posted 5 years ago in Child Custody and Support by Aaron Kase  
Filing for Bankruptcy? You Still Have to Pay Child Support

A Florida man almost escaped $180,000 in past-due child support when his ex-wife and the state didn’t bother to claim the debt during his bankruptcy proceedings, but a federal court has affirmed that he still owes the money nevertheless . Man faced involuntary Chapter 11 bankruptcy State didn’t claim back support payments until after bankruptcy court had discharged them Important to pursue debts in a timely manner   Debt Still Stands When Michael Davis was forced to file for bankruptcy …

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