This was a great week for big insurance and big business in the Minnesota Senate Judiciary Committee. Here was the Minnesota Justice response:
So Called ‘Reforms’ Put Consumer,...
Some Zimmer NexGen knee replacement systems have been linked to reports of pain, loosening of the implant and failure of the replacement knee leading to revision surgery. These cases are being...
This week, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down a decision (5-4) consistent with their usual ideological views that customers bound by arbitration in a contract have to abide by the contract even...
This past week, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN., released a study that the death rates at hospitals increases by 2% per hospital shift when units are understaffed with registered nurses.
I like writing about medical innovation and improvements more than I like writing about the failures and problems. The thing is, I hope that shining a light on the bad parts is what pushes the...
April 30, 2011
A new study shows an increased risk of bone fractures for elderly people taking levothyroxine thyroid medications.
Levothyroxine is a synthetic form of the hormone thyroxine...
A late bill has been proposed in the state Senate, SB 260 - Concerning safety procedures related to the towing of vehicles. The law would provide that if a towing carrier places a warning sign on...
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On Wednesday, the Supreme Court delivered a blow to consumers throughout the country by deciding that businesses can require their customers to handle disputes by way of individual arbitration,...
The police are asking for people to call 911 when they see a drunk driver. With the growth of phones on almost every driver's ear, maybe this kind of request will actually make those phones...