Monthly Archives: June 2023
HEALTH NEWS By Ariel Hart, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution 6/21/2023 The company that owns Peachtree Immediate Care, the Emory Healthcare network’s chain of urgent care clinics, will pay $1.6 million to settle a lawsuit claiming that during the pandemic the clinics charged for doctor visits that never happened. Learn More….
June 6, 2023 By Kanishka Singh WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Justice secured a settlement in its environmental justice investigation into Houston’s response to illegal dumping in Black and Latino neighborhoods. Learn More……
A woman has received a $6.5 million payout after Connecticut doctors diagnosed the child with abdominal ascites and attempted to induce labor. The child, however, would not come out and so, doctors performed a C-section. The doctors became frustrated with the process of inducing labor naturally, but the plaintiffs insisted it could have been… Read More »
Certain facilities like memory care units and psychiatric facilities have care plans in place that ensure that individuals who wander don’t wander anywhere that can hurt them. Because it is a part of the care plan, it constitutes medical malpractice when a patient “elopes” from the premises. The term “elopement” is used to describe… Read More »