May 20 2015

Americans Don’t Like The Caps On Damages They Know About.

It often takes a tragedy, such as the Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia, to wake Americans up to the cold, hard realities behind arbitrarily-imposed limits on money damages.  Amtrak, a monopoly whose reputation for prior-century levels of safety precedes it, will never have to pay out more than $200 million dollars to victims of last week’s […]

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Jan 23 2015

Fair Is Fair, Unless You’re A Victim Of Medical Malpractice

It’s that time of year when my office gets reminders in the mail about what we must have posted and visible to all employees.  They are entitled, by law, to be apprised of their rights if they hurt themselves here, or become too ill to work.  That’s through Worker’s Compensation and through disability benefits. Posters […]

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Dec 2 2014

Will Ohio Doctors Say “It’s My Fault”?

Words can mean a lot when patients are injured or killed by medical malpractice.  First came the phrase, “I’m sorry,” which I discussed just over one year ago in this post.  Even the medical establishment has recognized the true value of an apology, as they have come to acknowledge that medical malpractice lawsuits are not […]

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