If you’re considering sinus surgery, you should read this. (But you’ll probably still wish you didn’t.)
As you read this excellent writeup of what it’s like to experience “Empty Nose Syndrome,” I bet you’ll take note of your... Read More
Why Can’t I Find a Lawyer to Take My Medical Malpractice Case?
Patients assume that, if they are harmed by a medical error, two things will occur. First, their medical professionals will rally around... Read More
Call to Action: Share your story with author Rachel Brummert
I met Rachel Brummert at the initial PSAN meetings at Consumer Reports last year. She is writing a book (I’ve contributed a... Read More
Why “I’m Sorry” Doesn’t Mean Much When It Comes from a Doctor in Washington State
“Any good apology has 3 parts: 1) I’m sorry 2) It’s my fault 3) What can I do to make it right?... Read More
Urgent: The FDA is trying to wreck the MAUDE.
The FDA has proposed a change that will seriously limit the usefulness of the online database that is supposed to collect and... Read More
Introducing the Patient Safety Action Network
Back in October, I went to Yonkers, NY, the headquarters of Consumer Reports, to join a group of patient safety advocates nationwide... Read More
Time to Fix the Wrongful Death Law in Washington
Some of our firm’s clients were featured on this story about an issue currently being debated by the Washington legislature. It’s a... Read More
Study shows hysterectomy linked with obesity, heart disease. And further thoughts on underappreciated dangers.
I took to twitter today to get the word out on a recent Mayo Clinic study that looks at the correlation between... Read More
Peek Behind the Curtain: Why Was There a $1 Billion Hip Verdict Against DuPuy?
Two reporters in Los Angeles — Lisa Bartley (@tweetiela) and Jovana Lara (@abc7jovana) — have put together the best summary of the... Read More