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Medical Marijuana Advocates Take Aim at Goliath Department of Justice in Court

In the David versus Goliath of weed, five plaintiffs are taking on the federal government’s archaic stance on cannabis, claiming they have “suffered harm, and … are continually threatened with additional harm” as a result of marijuana’s Schedule I classification … Continue reading

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Court of Appeals Discusses What Constitutes a “Medical Injury” in Maryland

If you or your loved one has suffered harm while in a nursing home, you may be entitled to compensation. At Arfaa Law Group, our Baltimore nursing home negligence attorneys can examine the facts of your case and determine if … Continue reading

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Should You File Chapter 7 or 13 Bankruptcy to Clear Medical Debt in CA?

Bankruptcy may be able to help you reduce or erase your medical debt. However, medical debts are handled differently in each type, or “chapter,” of bankruptcy in California. Therefore, it is important to understand how bankruptcy affects medical debt before … Continue reading

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Virginia House and Senate Both Pass Medical Futility Bills

Last Tuesday, the Virginia Senate passed S.B. 222. Today, the Virginia House passed H.B. 226 (81 to 19). These bills permit Virginia clinicians to withhold or withdraw life-sustaining treatment without consent and even over patient or surrogate objections. Read more … Continue reading

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Aetna’s Medical Director Admits He Didn’t Look at Patient Records Before Denying Care

Can a doctor at an insurance company make a decision to deny care if he or she doesn’t even look at the patient’s medical records? This is a question that the California insurance commissioner Dave Jones will be looking at … Continue reading

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