Daily Archives: December 12, 2012 - 2 results

Bus Driver Who Killed 15 Not Guilty of Manslaughter

A bus driver who killed 15 passengers when he crashed his vehicle last year in New York City was found not guilty by a jury last week after a trial in which prosecutors tried to portray tired driving as a criminal act. Ophadell Williams, 41, was the driver of a Chinatown bus returning from a Connecticut casino in March 2011. As he was driving down I-95 in the Bronx, he hit a guardrail and flipped the bus. Fifteen passengers were …

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Posted 5 years ago in Medical Malpractice Personal Injury by Aaron Kase  
Medical Tourism Growing with the Rising Cost of Health Care

Need a new hip, some dental work, perhaps a gastric bypass, but don’t have the cash or insurance to cover it? Millions of Americans are choosing foreign destinations for medical or cosmetic procedures to escape the expensive U.S. health care system. In some cases, insurance carriers even encourage the aptly-named practice of medical tourism to cut down on their own costs. It sounds almost too good to be true: Get affordable treatment in an exotic location which, even with airfare …

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