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David Mittleman

Doctor Betrays Patient Trust

When you visit your doctor, you hope and expect to receive care, treatment, and advice based on what’s best for you, the patient.  When Detroit-area cancer “specialist” Dr. Farid Fata saw his patients, however, he had something else in mind: […]

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Make Water Safety a Priority This Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day is an opportunity to remember the sacrifices made by the men and women who serve and have served in our Armed Forces.  For most of us, the long holiday weekend offers is a chance to get together with […]

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Umbilical Cord Accidents; How They Affect Families

This issue is very personal to me.  In 1990 my wife and I experienced a full-term stillborn birth due to an umbilical cord wrapped around our daughter’s neck.  We saw her move and watched her heart beat right up to […]

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Medical Malpractice Accountability Remains Elusive

About two months ago, I wrote about California’s Prop 46, which would have raised medical malpractice damage caps and required drug testing for doctors.  Voters have rejected the proposal, which was opposed by a well-funded campaign led by malpractice insurance […]

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Second Child Died While Under the Care of Dentist on Probation

A dentist already on probation for his connection to the death of a 6-year-old child has allegedly taken the life of another child due during a routine medical procedure. That man, Dr. Patrick…

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MI Supreme Court to Hear Arguments on Lawsuits Against 911 Operators

The Michigan Supreme Court will soon hear arguments about whether lawsuits against two 911 operators and their handling of emergency calls from a 5-year-old Detroit boy should be dismissed. The…

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Is a Jury Verdict Ever “Too Much?”

A recent civil lawsuit in Fayette County, Texas, has prompted discussion in some circles about how juries determine damages. The case involves Robbie Middleton, who was sexually assaulted and set…

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Vegan Couple Found Guilty of Starving Infant Son to Death

A Georgia Supreme Court upheld a ruling and life sentence of two first-time parents for killing their newborn son. Jade Sanders and Lamont Thomas were found guilty of malice murder, felony murder,…

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Preponderance of the Evidence

Just over two weeks ago, the jury in the Casey Anthony murder trial returned a “not guilty” verdict on the most severe charges against the accused. Though much of the public was…

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Beyond A Reasonable Doubt

It is obvious from the jury’s verdict on Tuesday that the prosecution failed to prove its case against Casey Anthony beyond a reasonable doubt. As much of the country is expressing outrage…