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Attorney General Kamala Harris to Round Up Homeless Sex Offenders Tonight
SF Weekly (blog)November 1, 2011

In compact San Francisco, the law has meant that the parolees can't live anywhere indoors at all, and have instead been living in vans, on a series of couches, or on the street. In today's press conference, state adult parole director Robert Ambroselli ...more »

U.S. Scores Victory in H&R Block Merger Case
Wall Street JournalNovember 1, 2011

US District Judge Beryl Howell in Washington said the merger can't proceed because it would violate US antitrust law. Details of the judge's ruling aren't publicly available yet because Ms. Howell sealed the opinion temporarily to protect the parties' ...more »

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Fate of proposed health commission hangs in the balance
DAWN.comNovember 2, 2011

He added that under the proposed laws the healthcare providers might be held negligent only on one of the following two grounds: firstly that a health professional does not possess the requisite skills which he professes to have and secondly that he ...more »

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Medical Malpractice Bill Disallows Certain Evidence
89.7 WUWM - Milwaukee Public RadioNovember 3, 2011

“What we've seen is a disincentive under the current legal system right now for physicians or other health care providers to talk with a patient or patient's family member following an adverse outcome. Sometimes the lawyers that work at a hospital or ...more »

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Retired farmer's suit against 2 law firms can proceed
Indianapolis StarNovember 2, 2011

A lawsuit against two prominent Indianapolis-area law firms can proceed to trial after a judge denied the firms' motions to dismiss the case. Hamilton Circuit Judge Paul Felix ruled Friday that the legal malpractice claims against Krieg DeVault and the ...more »

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Ethical and Legal Aspects of Telemedicine and Remote Consultation
Express Healthcare ManagementNovember 14, 2011

Doctors may advice on the phone more out of sympathy, but even this comes under legal ambit and the doctor may still be liable to malpractice. Therefore, it may pay to be careful, especially when advising in life-threatening situations. ...more »


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