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Medical Malpractice

Why infection cases can be hard to win - Virginia Medical Malpractice law

Not a week goes by that we don't get asked to review records for a tragic death, wherein someone dies from an infection and the family believes the following: a. The infection was preventable;b. Had the hospital / nursing home / home health aid been better about hand washing - the infection would not have spread;c. The ...[Read More]

Nursing Home Abuse

Virginia's most profitable nursing homes - also some of the worst?

A little reminder: For profit healthcare is a thing in the United States. Tylenol makes money for Johnson & Johnson. Pfizer made billions on Zoloft before generic forms became available in 2006.  Your neurosurgeon may get a bonus this year, if he or she performs high dollar surgeries on patients or exceeds their RVUs. Healthcare and profit ...[Read More]

Non-Compete Law

Do Non-competes destroy lives?

Do non-competes destroy lives?Are they moral?Legal?This seems to be a good week to engage in that conversation.Listen to my rant on whether non-competes are moral - here:INC.Com article:  https://www.inc.com/suzanne-lucas/your-non-competes-arent-saving-your-business-they-are-destroying-lives.htmlNew York Times article: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/13/business/noncompete-clauses.html What do you ...[Read More]

I Absolutely Hate Non-Compete and Non-Solicitation Agreements

I know...I know, I 've said it before but non-competes are horrible and make America less competitive and stifle innovation and entrepreneurship, and they always hurt the little guys!Take a few moments from your day and read this article from the New York Times.  The title, "Companies Compete but Won’t Let Their Workers Do the ...[Read More]