We are pleased to announce that Andrew J. Barovick, Esq. of Andrew J. Barovick, PC has joined the firm as of August 1, 2022. Andrew Barovick has over 25 years of experience as an attorney and has joined our Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury teams.

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WHAT A LONG, STRANGE TRIP AMERICANS ARE TAKING

Some things are worth travelling for:  the soup dumplings at Joe’s Shanghai in New York’s Chinatown, for example.  But according to Choe Sang-Hun in today’s NY Times ,  many Americans are joining the ranks of medical tourists , and heading to…

ILLINOIS CONFRONTS TORT “REFORM”

As the State of Illinois grapples with the tort reform movement, some of the arguments for and against legislated “caps” on damages in medical malpractice cases are receiving a new airing .  At issue is whether it…

FROM THE “IT COULD ALWAYS BE WORSE” DEPARTMENT

Let’s face it. American health care has a long way to go toward improving its quality and its availability. But things could be worse. According to today’s BBC NEWS , Sicilian physicians have been billing…

WHAT GOES AROUND…

If you were as repulsed as I was by the whitewash treatment received by former governor Elliot Spitzer by U.S. Attorney Michael Garcia, you will be pleased to learn that he will be leaving his…

SPITZER’S FREE RIDE

I don’t usually stray far from my area of law. However, because I was a prosecutor in a former life, and because the Elliot Spitzer story just incenses me, I wrote in to The New…

NURSE MEDICAL MALPRACTICE RESPONSIBLE FOR CP

Lest we forget that in modern medical care, nurses play larger roles in the delivery of babies, an Illinois nurse who ignored signs of fetal distress broadcast by a fetal monitor was slapped with an…

SOWING THE SEEDS OF DOUBT IN NEW CANCER THERAPY

UPDATE : Several posts ago, I discussed anti-consumerist legal trends that would ultimately hurt patients in this country. The U.S. Supreme Court decision in Reigel v. Medtronic had allowed for the manufacturers of FDA-approved medical…

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