February, 2013

Woman in Chicago Leaves Scene of Fatal DUI Car Accident

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 6:40pm Written by:

A Chicago woman was found wandering drunkenly along a highway ramp near Lyons, Illinois last month, when police found her and asked her about a fatal car crash killing two women. The woman did not have a response. Lisa Elner, 44, is now in custody with a $2 million bail for causing the crash that […]

Ohio Attorney General Points to ‘Systematic Failure’ in Fatal Police Shooting, City Officials Say He’s Wrong

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 2:23pm Written by:

The November police chase that ended with the fatal shooting of two suspects revealed a “systematic failure” in the Cleveland police department, Attorney General Mike DeWine stated last week. According to DeWine, “command failed, communications failed, and the system failed,” in a news conference that revealed state investigation results of the police chase and shooting. […]

Breast CA Diagnostic Errors are Major Cause of Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

Monday, February 11, 2013 at 4:33pm Written by:

Breast Cancer

In the United States today, the most common cases of medical malpractice suits against radiologists is from diagnostic error, specifically in breast exams and non-vertebral and spinal fractures. The University of Medicine and Dentistry in New Jersey, with Jeremy S. Whang, M.D. and other colleagues, have used medical malpractice data from 8,401 radiologists in 47 […]

Wrongful Death Claims in Theater Shooting Should Be Tossed, Judge Says

Monday, February 4, 2013 at 8:28pm Written by:

A federal magistrate judge has recommended that the most serious allegations against the owner of the Century 16 Aurora movie theater- where deadly shootings took place on July 20, 2012- be thrown out. In an order issued last week, the judge stated that Colorado law bars people who were wounded in the shooting, along with […]