A Navy Veteran’s Death Was Ruled a Homicide. Why Haven’t There Been Any Charges?

Posts by S. Randall Hood

Doctor at Prisma Health Children’s Hospital Arrested for Repeatedly Sexually Abusing an 11-Year-Old Patient

Columbia police have arrested David Thomas Randolph, a senior pediatric resident at Prisma Health Children’s Hospital, who stands accused of sexually abusing an 11-year-old boy every day from May 20 through May 25, 2019. He has been charged with Assault and Battery – Second Degree, and was released on a $50,000 bond. Per the Columbia…

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Danger of EHRs in the Realm of Medical Malpractice

The proliferation of electronic health records (EHRs) in the medical industry has resulted in a number of benefits for doctors and patients. However, it has also created some serious, negative results. The amount of work that goes into updating these records can lead to burnout and a lack of personal interaction with patients to focus…

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Attune Knee Replacements Pose Serious Risks to Patients

DePuy Synthes promised in its marketing campaign for the Attune Knee System that it would give patients the opportunity to enjoy a greater range of motion in a shorter stay in the hospital. Instead, patients have sustained debilitating injuries, necessitating a second revision surgery only months or years after the initial Attune Knee System procedure.…

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Doctors Warned About UNCs Pediatric Heart Surgery Program Amidst Patient Deaths

According to a recent New York Times report, University of North Carolina officials ignored serious warnings from their own pediatric cardiology medical professionals concerning serious issues within the pediatric heart surgery program at UNC Children’s Hospital. Disregarding the concerns about a lack of support and resources within the program, UNC refused to publicize key measures…

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What Goes into Settling a Tractor-Trailer Case?

If you’re involved in a crash with an 18-wheeler, you probably want your case over as soon as possible. Truck and tractor-trailer wrecks are typically more serious than other crashes, with more severe injuries. Many victims are left unable to work for some time, with medical and other bills piling up. It may be tempting…

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How Long Does a Medical Malpractice Case Take?

Victims of malpractice typically suffer severe injuries and find themselves struggling with medical bills and lost income. It is normal to want to know how long a malpractice case may take, from beginning to end, or when it might settle out of court. Even if a case does settle out of court, a plaintiff still…

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Car Wrecks and Auto Insurance – What You Should Know

In a perfect world, none of us would ever be involved in a car crash or become the victim of a hit-and-run. Because we cannot control the actions of others, however, drives must carry auto insurance – so in the event of injury and property damage, we are not overwhelmed with huge bills. Many people…

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Judge Allowed Evidence of Regulatory Manipulation in Roundup Lawsuits

The District Judge who oversaw federal litigation regarding the link between cancer and Roundup weed killer rejected Monsanto’s bid to exclude certain evidence of regulatory manipulation during the first phase of the trial. Reuters reports that United States District Judge Vince Chhabria ruled that the company’s alleged manipulation of scientific studies and regulators was “super relevant”…

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