Medical Malpractice Round-up

  • Medical Justice has a blog post about the wait at the doctor’s office. This Avvo Blog post calls Medical Justice a “widely reviled company.” I don’t like Medical Justice’s premise as I have articulated. But widely reviled? Good golly! Let’s use our indoor voices.
  • Decades after it became clear that overworked, fatigued medical residents tend to make mistakes (imagine that!), the medical community still hasn’t really addressed the problem.
  • D.C. Circuit decision on HIV misdiagnosis could expand doctors’ liability in emotional distress cases. Via Courthouse News.
  • Despite what a phony doctor told a multiple sclerosis sufferer, eating watermelon in a hot tub will do no good.