Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Healthcare Ethics & Crime 2014

"Woman Gets $11.6M Bill After Death of Disabled Brother in NYC Facility"
" . . . one year after his sister filed a lawsuit accusing the staff of killing him, New York officials have sent her an $11.67 million bill."
"The New York medical examiner concluded Rose's death was a homicide and that he "became unresponsive" while being restrained . . . "
"She alleges that at least three staff threw Rose to the ground and one sat on him . . . "  

"Hummus Maker Warned of ‘Extreme Safety Risk’ Before Temp Worker’s Death"

"Daniel Collazo was pulled into a hummus grinder in 2011. New documents show Tribe Mediterranean Foods knew about the safety problem that caused his death, but did nothing about it."

"Texas woman claims she gave birth alone in jail, baby died"

"Ex-patients, families say decades of abuse, fraud at Colorado facility ignored"

"Complaints, Suicide Fail to Close Mental Health Center"

"Federal judges plead guilty"
"Juris imprudence: Litigants reeling after judges admit conflicts of interest" 

"Even After Doctors Are Sanctioned or Arrested, Medicare Keeps Paying"

"Drug Company Agrees to Pay $27.6 Million to Settle Allegations Involving Chicago Psychiatrist"

"Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. was accused of paying Michael Reinstein, a psychiatrist who has figured into two ProPublica investigations, to overprescribe a risky antipsychotic.""Family Hospitalized After Eating LSD-Laced Meat"

"Family sues Petco after deadly rat bite"

"Pizza Hut 'embarrassed' over peeing video"

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