DEPENDENT UPON THE KINDNESS OF STRANGERS: THE CIRCUMSTANCES IN WHICH A NON-APPELLANT MAY BE AWARDED AFFIRMATIVE RELIEF IN THE NEW YORK COURTS
- Patient-Preference Law Creates Hostile Environment. WILLIAMSON, LAUREN // InsideCounsel;Oct2010, Vol. 22 Issue 225, p68
The article discusses the court case Chaney v. Plainfield Healthcare Center wherein the U.S. 7th Circuit ruled that a health care facility is not protected by patient-preference laws from hostile work environment claims.
- THE ALBANY NINE: RECOGNIZING ALBANY LAW SCHOOL'S ALUMNI JUSTICES OF THE THIRD DEPARTMENT. Gillerman, Jonathan D. // Albany Law Review;2010, Vol. 73 Issue 3, p1145
The article pays tribute to Albany Law School in New York's alumni justices of the Appellate Division of the New York State Supreme Curt, Third Judicial Department. D. Cady Herrick was the first school alumnus to serve as a justice of the Appellate Division from 1896 to 1900. In the 104 year...
- Medical schools to get malpractice protection. Marino, John // Caribbean Business;3/11/2010, Vol. 38 Issue 9, p2
The article reports on the passage of a legislation that would grant protection for medical schools in the Caribbean Area from malpractice lawsuits. According to Health Secretary Lorenzo GonzÃ¡lez, the legislation would pave the way for the performance of procedures outside the RÃo Piedras...
- Orthopaedic surgery - treatment of accident victim not negligent: James Smith v Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (High Court, 27/04/09 - Judge McKenna). // Clinical Risk;Nov2009, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p263
The article discusses a court case between motocross driver James Smith and Countess of Chester Hospital National Health Services (NHS) Foundation Trust on orthopedic surgery in England. The patient has filed some allegations to the medical center considering the inadequacy and unreasonable...
- Orthopaedic surgeon's conservative approach justified: David Swain v Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust (Leeds County Court, 17/4/09 - Judge Langan QC). // Clinical Risk;Nov2009, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p262
The article discusses a court case between worker David Swain and the orthopedic surgeon at Harrogate District National Health Services (NHS) Foundation Trust in England. The patient had suffered massive injuries to his left arm because of the 70% lesions of ulnar nerve caused by the pieces of...
- The to Bear Arms? // Junior Scholastic;3/10/2008, Vol. 110 Issue 14, p6
The article focuses on the gun-control case, District of Columbia v. Heller, presented before the U.S. Supreme Court.
- Payment Under Protest Not Required From La. Refund Claimant. // Sales & Use Tax Alert;4/1/2013, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p3
The article discusses the decision of the Louisiana Supreme Court regarding the case "Tin, Inc. v. Washington Parish Sheriff's Office."
- Court Rules on Contingency Fees for Public Claims. WILLIAMSON, LAUREN // InsideCounsel;Oct2010, Vol. 22 Issue 225, p68
The article discusses the court case County of Santa Clara v. Superior Court of Atlantic Richfield wherein the California Supreme Court ruled that private lawyers can represent government bodies in public claims, on a contingency basis.
- The Supreme Court and You. Brown, Bryan // Junior Scholastic;11/13/2006, Vol. 109 Issue 7, p6
The article provides information on two Supreme Court cases Parents Involved in Community Schools v. Seattle School District #1 and Massachusetts v. Environmental Protection Agency.