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IT'S ABOUT INFORMED CONSENT

Learning about the study Listen to Tip Interested? Understand Clinical Trials From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, I'm Ira Dreyfuss with HHS HealthBeat. People who volunteer to take ...
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CITY BAR NOT INTO CONSENT DECREE FAIRNESS

Federal Consent Decree Fairness Act The Committee on Civil Rights sent a letter to Congress expressing opposition to the proposed Federal Consent Decree Fairness Act (H.R. 3041), which would allow a ...
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WAS SHE WRONGED?

Maria DeChico received prenatal care from Doctors Tessler and Maffei at the Women's Medical Association. After an ultrasound revealed a brain abnormality, Maria was referred to Dr. Gallousis at the ...
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A SCARRING EXPERIENCE

Joan Orphan incurred a 6.5 centimeter scar after undergoing surgery to remove a benign lump in her breast. When she later sued her doctor and the hospital where the surgery was performed, Orphan ...
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WHO'S RESPONSIBLE FOR HER NOSE?

In Parisi v. DeVita, Laurel Parisi filed suit against Gregory DeVita for medical malpractice and lack of informed consent. In 1998, when Parisi sought medical care for a breathing problem, DeVita ...
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RISKY CHEERLEADING

In DiGiose v. Bellmore-Merrick Cent. High School Dist., Nicole DiGiose was participating in cheerleading practice at Bellmore-Merrick Central High School, when another cheerleader fell without warning ...
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OH SNAP!

In Connolly v. Peninsula Group, The Peninsula Spa was sued after Glenn Connolly was injured while receiving personal-training instruction. "Cardoso," the personal trainer, was aware of Connolly's ...
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SHOOTING PANTIES WILL GET YOU ARRESTED

On June 12, 2003, then Governor George Pataki, signed a piece of legislation known as " Stephanie's Law " -- a statute which criminalizes certain forms of surveillance. In New York State, ...
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YOU MEAN MY POSTS AREN'T ANONYMOUS?

Many believe that their identities will be kept confidential when they post "anonymous" comments online. But, that isn't always the case, as former Teaneck, New Jersey, Councilmember Michael ...
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CITY'S DRUG SCREENING AIN'T UNCONSTITUTIONAL

In Jennings v. Leon, a job applicant sued the Kings County Hospital Center, (NYC Health & Hospitals Corp.), and others, alleging that he been wrongfully denied employment on the basis of two ...
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BIGGER AIN'T ALWAYS BETTER

You've seen these ads. They arrive via e-mail or can be found in some popular magazines and read something like this: If the size of your penis torments you, we have the solution...[o]ur specialized ...
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RESTAURANT'S CONSENT FORM: NOT WELL DONE!

Just a few days ago, I met a client at relatively upscale-hotel restaurant for lunch. After being comfortably seated, the server proceeded to take our orders. My client gave the menu a quick glance ...
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