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Billy Cunningham

Health Care Crisis- Common Sense Approach or Political Football

In last Wednesday night’s address, President Obama directed the Secretary of Health and Human Services to move forward on Bush administration initiative of demonstration projects in individual…

Pete Burns

Misdiagnosis

Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell is yet another anti consumer republican trying to shift the focus from insurance reform by pretending that problems in health care are the result of “junk…

Pete Mackey

Finding Quality Medical Care … And Avoiding Bad Care

When a lay person calls me about a legal problem, it is generally a friend or former client. We encourage them to call us because, although we confine our practice to civil jury trials, we want them…

Pete Burns

Medical Malpractice: Universal health care & shifting the cost of negligence

We have approximately 50 million Americans without health insurance. Health care cost following an accident or illness is the most common cause of bankruptcy in the United States. Cleary this is a…

Pete Burns

Medical reform

We must be alert that the insurance and pharmaceutical industries do not further limit the rights of victims of medical errors to recover fair compensation. No one knows who will be the victim of…

Billy Cunningham

Assisted Living Regulations Available for all 50 States

The National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL) recently compiled a summary of the assisted living regulations in all 50 states. The Assisted Living State Regulatory Review can be found at this web…

Pete Burns

Policy Limits Demand

The policy limits demand is a powerful tool for the plaintiff and should be taken seriously by the insured defendant. The plaintiff is saying that she will settle her case for a specific sum or the…

Pete Burns

Lasik Surgery: know your risks

Lasik surgery is a highly profitable and consequently aggressively advertized medical procedure. Before you undergo Lasik surgery get all of the facts including the likelihood that you will develop…

Pete Mackey

Medical Negligence Experts: The Conspiracy Of Silence

In my last post, I discussed the proposed State Senate Bill in Utah which would, among other things, subject out-of-state medical experts to disciplinary proceedings for submitting false testimony…

Pete Mackey

Utah: A Proposal To Rein In ER Malpractice Claims

A proposed bill in the Utah State Senate would make it more difficult for claimants to prove their cases where the allegation of malpractice takes place in an emergency room setting. That bill…