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The murder trial of Kermit Gosnell, a Philadelphia abortion provider, entered its fifth week today riding a peculiar media firestorm. The focus of much attention in recent days was not on Dr. Gosnell, who is charged in the death of seven babies and an...
Tags: Judges, Justice System, Mayo Clinic, Abortion, Trials
Since the Motown sound went silent -- except on oldies stations -- and General Motors and Chrysler (but not Ford) required life support from Washington, there has been little to recommend Detroit, Mich., to visitors, much less its residents. The...
A medical malpractice case filed by the parents of a Woodstock teen who died days after being deprived of oxygen during a routine wisdom teeth surgery in Howard County two years ago has been settled out of court, according to court records and an attorney...
Two former patients of Johns Hopkins gynecologist Dr. Nikita Levy filed lawsuits against him and his former employer Friday over concerns that he might have secretly photographed them, as a victims advocacy group joined lawyers in pressing for more...
Anne Arundel County Executive John Leopold treated the county government as his personal fiefdom, and he acted as if those paid by the public were his servants. He ordered them to engage in activity to further his political career, to facilitate his...
U.S surgeons leave a foreign object in a patient at least 39 times a week. They perform the wrong procedure on a patient at least 20 times a week. And they operate on the wrong body part at least 20 times a week. That is what Johns Hopkins...
MEET THE CANDIDATES When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
Among the queries considered by the Anne Arundel County Council this year are issues large and small that lawmakers have asked voters to resolve: Should the Anne Arundel County Council take a vacation in August? What day should the county executive...
Tags: Public Officials, Elections, Trials, Voting, Ethics
Services will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Grand Masonic Lodge, 304 International Circle, Cockeysville, for Stephen J. Hughes, 57, a former economist and founding partner of the Towson law firm of Treanor Pope and Hughes, who died June 4. Mr....
When a jury ordered Johns Hopkins Hospital to pay $55 million to a Baltimore family whose newborn was brain-damaged, the case hinged on what doctors and nurses did in the two hours before birth. But the jury never heard about the nurse midwife trying...
Tags: Judges, Obesity, Justice System, Nursing, Johns Hopkins Hospital
Maryland's medical community is concerned about the potential fallout from two multimillion-dollar malpractice judgments awarded by Baltimore juries to families who blamed local hospitals where their babies were delivered for their children's...
The recent article about the large amount of settlements in malpractice claims reveals the inequities in the medical system and how the trial lawyers continue to be getting favorable treatment while the actual delivery of medical care is controlled ("...
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