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Holland America Passenger Who Waited 15 Hours For Medical Treatment After Stroke, Files Lawsuit

Lila “Lisette” Kohn Gale, a 65 year old Highland Park, Illinois resident has filed a federal lawsuit against Holland America Cruise Line, claiming negligence and incompetence on the part of the cruise line. Gales was traveling from Fort Lauderdale to … Continue reading

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Arizona Hospital Withdraws Life-Sustaining Treatment over Surrogate Objections (David Ruiz)

On December 31, 2018, 32-year-old son David Ruiz had a stroke that left him in a coma at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Tuscon, Arizona. As of January 9, 2019, the hospital allegedly withheld nutrition and hydration. David's mother, Patricia Adames, … Continue reading

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Nursing Home Held Liable for Improper Treatment of Patient’s Respiratory Distress

Carolyn Cauffiel was 75 and had a history of pneumonia. She was admitted to the Heartland Rehabilitation and Care Center for a five-month period. While she was there, she complained of breathing problems. An attending nursing home nurse came to … Continue reading

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Lung Cancer Treatment, Smoking-Related COPD Killed Vietnam Vet, Atty Claims in Trial Against RJR

Stock image.  Bartow, FL—A conspiracy to hide the dangers of smoking hooked a Vietnam vet to cigarettes and led to an ultimately fatal combination of respiratory disease and lung cancer, an attorney for the man’s family said last week as … Continue reading

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New York State pays drug treatment center nearly $4 million for ineligible expenses

New York State pays drug treatment center nearly $4 million for ineligible expenses Source: Office of the State ComptrollerA national drug and alcohol treatment provider was able to collect $3.9 million in ineligible payments due to the processing of invalid claims … Continue reading

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