By Ben Mathis
With oral argument concluded, the United States Supreme Court will now decide the constitutionality of the new Federal Healthcare Act. I have had the privilege of serving on Attorney General Sam Olens’ team of pro bono lawyers representing the State of Georgia, which along with 25 other States, is challenging the constitutionality of the law.
By Mike Flint
Almost without exception, at some point during the first fifteen minutes of the initial meeting with a doctor who has been sued for malpractice, we get a question about the dreaded National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB). Our experience has taught us that this common fear among physicians derives more from what they don’t know about the NPDB than what they do.
By Mary Anne Ackourey and Anthony Del Rio
Individuals offered less favorable severance packages than others in similar positions can sue for discrimination under Title VII, according to Karla Gerner v. County of Chesterfield, Va., a new decision by the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.