Tag Archives: U.S.

Substandard Medical Care Is Killing People in U.S. Immigration Prisons

Systemic failures demand urgent intervention. The avoidable tragedy of people dying in immigration prisons across the country is bad and getting worse. More people died in fiscal year 2017 than in any year since 2009.  There have been 75 deaths … Continue reading

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U.S. Attorney’s Office Settles Conditional Payments Debts with Personal Injury Law Firm and Requires Attorney to Institute Best Internal Compliance Practices

On Monday, the U.S. Department of Justice’s Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania issued a press release concerning a settlement arrangement involving the repayment of conditional payments.  U.S. Attorney William M. McSwain announced that the Philadelphia personal injury … Continue reading

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U.S. Court of Appeals Affirms Jury Verdict in Favor of Orthopedic Surgeon in Medical Negligence Lawsuit

On June 26, 2014, Dr. Corey Solman performed arthroscopic surgery on the knee of Leslie Grussing. At her follow-up appointment on July 9, 2014, she met with a physician’s assistant and reported swelling in her knee. The physician’s assistant suggested … Continue reading

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More Permissive Zoning Codes Could Make U.S. Workers Richer

Someone struggling to pay rent in Philadelphia does not care whether the San Francisco Board of Supervisors grants a permit for a new apartment building in San Francisco’s Russian Hill neighborhood. But maybe they should. According to a recent paper, … Continue reading

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U.S. Charitable Giving Tops $400 Billion

Charitable giving, comprised of giving to charities by individuals, bequeaths, foundations, and corporations, rose to pass $400 billion in 2017 according to a Giving USA Foundations prepared by Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy. Both Mark Zuckerberg and Michael… … Continue reading

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