More than 60 patient advocacy and rights groups recently signed a letter to Governor Andrew Cuomo, urging him to sign and implement a new law aimed at giving medical malpractice victims the opportunity to seek justice.
In a landmark ongoing New York medical malpractice case, a Bronx woman claims that she was forced to undergo a Cesarean section against her will while delivering her third child in 2011. The mother claims that she suffered pain and permanent damage to her bladder from the unwanted surgery.
As supply chains have expanded across the world, quality assurance procedures become ever more crucial. One misstep along the way and the final product might not be safe.
The National Transportation Safety Board investigates train accidents and then issues findings and recommendations. A common issue uncovered in two somewhat recent crashes (a January 2017 Long Island Rail Road crash and September 2016 New Jersey Transit crash) was undiagnosed sleep apnea.
Baby powder was long touted as not just safe for kids and adults alike, but beneficial. In recent years, the public has become more aware of the dangers associated with this product. In extreme cases, long-term effects can include ovarian cancer.
Ford Motor Company recently announced it would pay to repair Ford Explorer SUVs used by law enforcement across the country. The company blamed after-market police equipment installed on the vehicles for causing the carbon monoxide leaks.