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FCA Circuit Split Unresolved

The U.S. Supreme Court declined to weigh in on whether objectively verifiable facts are necessary to establish a fraudulent claim under the False Claims Act (FCA). In rejecting two petitions

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Oncology: Delayed Diagnosis of Cancer

Delayed Diagnosis of Cancer Incidentally found lung nodule results in death after delayed diagnosis of cancer, lack of follow-up imaging, and treatment. BACKGROUND Incidental findings are common in all forms

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Popliteal artery injury

FOCUS Arthroscopic knee surgery resulting in unrecognized popliteal artery injury.  A medical negligence case requiring Orthopedic Surgery medical expert witness case review. BACKGROUND Any orthopedic surgical procedure can result in

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Delay Between Clearance and Surgery

FOCUS Did the 9-month delay between the stress test for clearance prior to elective knee surgery constitute negligence? BACKGROUND Patients undergoing elective joint replacement often require cardiology consultation for preoperative

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