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$15.9 Million Jury Verdict for the Negligent Handling of Acute Vasculitis Resulting in Amputations

Stephanie Hollingsworth, 26, suffered from lupus and bilateral arm and leg pain. She was admitted to a hospital’s cardiac care unit where she was diagnosed as having acute vasculitis secondary to Sjogren’s syndrome, an immune system disorder. The rheumatologist assigned … Continue reading

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A delay in a disciplinary hearing resulting from an employee’s adjournment request may be properly counted against the employee for purposes of determining his or her entitlement to back pay

A delay in a disciplinary hearing resulting from an employee’s adjournment request may be properly counted against the employee for purposes of determining his or her entitlement to back payOATH Index No. 1355/17A civil engineer failed to report for a … Continue reading

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Medical Malpractice Resulting From Communication Breakdowns

How communication breakdown among care team members can lead to catastrophic patient harm. Read more detail on Recent Medical Malpractice posts –

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Homeowners’ Claims Alleging Construction Defects Resulting In Property Damage Are Subject To The Right To Repair Act’s Prelitigation Procedures Regardless Of How The Claims Are Pleaded.

In McMillin Albany LLC v. Superior Court, (2018) 4 Cal.5th 241,  the California Supreme Court held that homeowners’ (collectively “the Van Tassels”) claims seeking recovery for construction defect damages are subject to the Right to Repair Act (“RRA” or “The … Continue reading

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A court's standards of review of decisions that are the product of compulsory arbitration differ from its standard of review of decisions resulting from voluntary arbitration procedures

The standard of review mandated by CPLR Article 75 provides that an arbitration award may be vacated only on a showing of misconduct, bias, the exceeding of power, or procedural defects as set out in CPLR §7511(b)1 and where the … Continue reading

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