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Ala. SC rules expert witness not always necessary to prove medical negligence

John Myers Mar. 2, 2017, 9:27am

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (Legal Newsline) – The Supreme Court of Alabama has ruled that in cases in which a layperson can understand the consequences of medical negligence, an expert is not needed, reversing a summary dismissal of a medical malpractice case.

Wash. SC: Cancer patient can be blamed for refusing follow-up appointment

John Myers Feb. 28, 2017, 11:42am

OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newline) – The Washington Supreme Court is allowing medical defendants sued over the amputation of a patient's leg to argue the patient bears some of the blame, too. 

Massachusetts publishes archive of data breaches and personal security violations

John Myers Jan. 17, 2017, 9:08am

BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – Massachusetts-based victims of data breaches now have a new way to find out about how their personal information and data has been affected, thanks to a new archive published by the Massachusetts Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation (OCABR).

WLF pushing case relating to recess appointment of CFPB director

John Myers Nov. 28, 2016, 9:47am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) – A nonprofit legal organization is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that could have broad effects for how federal government appointments are handled in the future.

New Mexico's poor showing in Harris Poll has business leaders looking for solutions

John Myers Sep. 19, 2016, 7:56am

New Mexico Ranks 45th for State Liability Systems Creating Challenges for Local Businesses and Legal Organizations