A recent report released by the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority (PPSA) cites broadly defined "disruptive behavior" as a factor that could negatively affect patient safety. The PPSA study surveyed health care facilities around the state for more than two and a half years, looking for behaviors and incidents that could cause caregivers to make mistakes.
Washington D.C. - September 15, 2010 - U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers have released the 2010 Best Law Firms rankings, marking the inaugural publication of this highly-anticipated annual analysis. The rankings, including 30,322 rankings of 8,782 law firms in 81 practice areas, are posted online atwww.usnews.com/bestlawfirms; the national first-tier rankings will be featured in the October print issue of U.S.News & World Report, which will go on sale September 27.
The Pennsylvania House of Representatives voted against a bill that would impose stricter rules on teen drivers. Calling it a watered-down version of their own House Bill 67, House members rejected the proposed Senate bill in a 126-71 non-concurrence vote.
Last evening the lead story on Countdown with Keith Olbermann was about the VanNocker family and the fight they endured with Kyler's disease and the insurance company who refused to pay for treatment. The VanNocker family was represented in the lawsuit against HealthAmerica by Attorney David Senoff of our Philadelphia office.
In July, a California federal judge approved a discovery plan to share information between the two sides in the litigation over alleged defects in Toyota vehicles.