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Former Top Heart Transplant Hospital Cited by Government for Abnormally High Death Rate

A joint effort by the Houston Chronicle and ProPublica has shared disturbing news of a former top heart transplant center’s failure rate. In January, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) cited Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center in Houston, … Continue reading

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Announcing the Death of Colgate: The Form and Substance of Vertical Price Fixing Agreements

Thomas K. Cheng, The University of Hong Kong – Faculty of Law is Announcing the Death of Colgate: The Form and Substance of Vertical Price Fixing Agreements. ABSTRACT: This Article examines the agreement requirement in resale price maintenance (“RPM”) cases… … Continue reading

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Brain Death and Treating Corpses (podcast)

I recently joined Nicolas Terry and Frank Pasquale for the 139th episode of their podcast series, THIS WEEK IN HEALTH LAW. They distribute across many platforms including Podbeam and YouTube. We discussed grave and complex problems in end of life … Continue reading

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Our Firm Files Two Wrongful Death Lawsuits Against NCL for Crewmember Deaths

Our firm recently filed two wrongful death lawsuits against Norwegian Cruise Line, after two crewmembers were killed during safety drills in the summer of 2016. This fatal incident is just one in a long series of lifeboat catastrophes aboard cruise … Continue reading

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$495,000 Jury Verdict After Delayed Diagnosis of Cancer Leads to Premature Death

Albert Ragin experienced unexplained weight loss and night sweating. At the time he was in his 80s. CT scans without contrast of his chest, abdomen, and pelvis revealed a left kidney cyst, but there were no other kidney abnormalities. About … Continue reading

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