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Ainbinder & Pratt's latest updates and commentary on workers compensation, personal injury and car accident legal issues.

Can You Sue Your OBGYN for an Unnecessary C-Section?

Cesarean births, or C-sections, as they are commonly knows, are increasing at an alarming rate in the United States, up from 23 percent of all births in 2000 to 32 percent in 2015. To put these percentages in perspective, in 1985 the World Health Organization (WHO)...

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Women Sue L.A. Hospital for Gynecologist Sexual Misconduct

When a hospital announces that one of its longest-serving obstetricians will require a chaperone when treating women in the maternity ward and has been removed from both hospital leadership and the list of doctors on call to deliver babies, you know something serious...

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INTERESTING APPROACH

Recently I became aware of an interesting experiment by the SCIF, the State Compensation Insurance Fund. Titled the “Injured Worker Incentive Program”, this SCIF program (see link below) promised certain monetary incentives to those who it deemed in compliance with...

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Harry Potter Amusement Park Ride Lawsuit Settles

Tommy Fry was stuck on the Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey ride at Universal Studios Orlando for about an hour back in 2015, when the ride he and his two sons were on malfunctioned. Fry claimed to have been suspended upside down for this time, though the facts...

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Top 5 Legal Concerns About Common Carrier Liability

In the wake of the deadliest U.S. transportation-related accident in almost a decade, the operator of the limousine company whose "Frankenstein vehicle" was involved in the crash was arrested and charged with criminally negligent homicide. And while he is facing...

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FITZPATRICK and 4662(b)

“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I- I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference” -Robert Frost The paths one chooses can make a big difference. That’s the ultimate takeaway from a September 2018 California Court of Appeal (Third Appellate...

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Foster Agency Sued for Fatal Pit Bull Attack in Kansas

A Kansas foster care agency is being sued in federal court after a foster child, who was placed back into her father's home, died from being attacked by pit bulls that lived in the home. The lawsuit is against the Department for Children and Families (DCF) and KVC...

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