23 December 2011

The Utah Supreme Court ruled this week that parents of an unborn child who died can file a wrongful death lawsuit against health care providers. The court has not yet

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22 December 2011

You can blame Scientology for many things, but not—in this case—the wrongful death by suicide of a young Virginia man. The 20-year old was visiting his father in early

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20 December 2011

In what was named one of the top science scandals of the year by The Scientist magazine, Duke University and one of its chief oncologists are being sued for medica

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13 December 2011

According to recently-released DOT statistics, the number of traffic fatalities decreased again in 2010 to the lowest-level since 1949. Although Americans are driving more miles than in previous years–u

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9 December 2011

Tuesday, a Columbus man who was hit in his wheelchair while crossing Chantry Drive on November 30, died. After the accident, he was taken to nearby Grant Medical Center, wher

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8 December 2011

The FDA announced yesterday that it was beginning an investigation into reports of fatal bleeding incidents associated with the anti-clotting medication Pradaxa. Pradaxa was supposed to be an alternative to

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30 November 2011

Lawsuits against pharmaceutical companies are big business, for lawyers and government agencies. When drug companies promote dangerous drugs for dubious indications, they often suffer serious penalties, such as when

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22 November 2011

New research by the Highway Loss Data Institute suggests that hybrids are safer than their conventional counterparts, reducing the risk of injury in car accidents by as much as 25%

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21 November 2011

The perception among car buyers is that SUVs are safer, but for many years it has not been the case. In fact, overall, SUVs may have resulted in a net

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18 November 2011

Research published in the British medical journal The Lancet shows that brain injury patients who were presumed to be in a vegetative state can still hear and respond to stimu

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17 November 2011

On Saturday, a gas pipeline explosion killed a man and injured five others in Fairborn, Ohio. The explosion was triggered when an excavator struck a gas line, and killed t

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