Tag Archives: Medical

Employer Extending “Medical Leaves of Absence” Beyond 12 Weeks Creates an FMLA Trap for Unwary Employees

An opinion letter issued last week by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) makes clear that neither employers nor employees can decline to designate Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)-qualifying leave as such. DOL also made clear in its letter that … Continue reading

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Medical Malpractice in Emergency Rooms

If you need urgent medical care, where do you go? The nearest emergency room (ER). In an emergency, there is no room for error. You expect quick and effective medical … The post Medical Malpractice in Emergency Rooms appeared first … Continue reading

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Gadolinium Contrast Agents Side Effects: Medical Literature Review, September 2018 – February 2019

Researchers Continue To Investigate Gadolinium Deposition Disease (GDD) Following Gadolinium-Based Contrast Agents Injections   (Posted by Tom Lamb at DrugInjuryWatch.com)   In recent years it has been recognized that the gadolinium contained in certain contrast agents can breaks away from … Continue reading

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Abdominal Surgery, Post-Operative Complications, and Medical Malpractice

At some point in life, nearly every American will undergo surgery. Some of these surgeries will be elective, meaning surgery is scheduled in advance because it does not involve a true medical emergency. Others will be emergent where surgery is … Continue reading

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Assessing employment law realities in Ohio’s medical marijuana system

As mentioned in a prior post, the students in my Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform seminar are back from break and back at presentations on their research topics. The second presentation this week will focus on "on Ohio’s employment law … Continue reading

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