3058 ABA Journal Health Law articles.
Federal laws generally prevent universities from placing students on involuntary medical leave for mental illness and from informing their parents of their problems without consent, the New York Times reports.
Apr 19, 2007 1:34 PM CDT
A federal appeals court has lowered a fee award for attorneys who won changes in the way Medicare notifies recipients about dropped or reduced benefits for home health care.
Apr 19, 2007 12:35 PM CDT
The first trial against the maker of acne drug Accutane opens today in Madison County, Ill., the National Law Journal reports.
Jason Christopher Peipert claims Accutane…
Apr 16, 2007 3:09 PM CDT
Houston plaintiffs lawyer John O’Quinn has settled a case against the makers of a diet drug that originally resulted in a $1 billion verdict, Texas Lawyer reports.…
Apr 16, 2007 12:50 PM CDT
In a case that pits a parent’s right to decide what is best for a child against the state’s interest in protecting children from harm and the medical profession’s judgment…
Apr 13, 2007 7:16 PM CDT
Lawyers for 17-month-old Emilio Gonzales persuaded a Texas judge yesterday to order an extension of life support for the terminally ill child.
A Texas hospital wants to shut off the…
Apr 11, 2007 3:41 PM CDT
With Health Care Fraud Rampant, States Are Urged to Pass Their Own False Claims Acts, But Foes Warn of Windfalls for Plaintiffs Lawyers
Oct 24, 2006 9:24 AM CDT
ABA Testimony Voices Concerns About ‘Health Court’ Proposals in Congress
Sep 24, 2006 11:02 AM CDT
Legal Actions Will Help Determine the Success of Using Genetics to Improve Drug Treatments
Sep 24, 2006 7:52 AM CDT
ABA, CDC Focus on Legal Aspects of Responding to Public Health Emergencies
Aug 12, 2006 6:41 PM CDT
Working Together Will Help Both Government and Private Companies to Weather Disasters
Aug 12, 2006 5:59 PM CDT
Court Opens Door to Cases Claiming Link Between Autism and Vaccine Preservative
Jul 10, 2006 6:02 PM CDT
ABA Says Proposed Funding Formula Would Limit Legal Services for AIDS Patients
Jul 10, 2006 5:06 PM CDT
Once Called Humane, Lethal Injection Is Now Claimed To Be Cruel and Unusual
Apr 22, 2006 9:19 AM CDT
The Supreme Court Is Poised to Review the Insanity Defense, an Issue That Has Confounded Courts, Psychiatrists and Lawyers
Apr 22, 2006 8:39 AM CDT