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Next Abortion Battle: Courts vs. Hospital Admitting Privilege Laws

08/08/2014 – 1:16 PM |
hospital abortion

By Julie Rovner

Even if you’re trying, it’s tough to keep score on what’s happening with various lawsuits challenging some state abortion laws.
States led by anti-abortion governors …

Physicians At Risk Of Losing Rights To Recover Reimbursements

08/08/2014 – 10:06 AM |
doctor money

By Justin C. Linder, Esq.
Recent New Jersey federal court rulings warn that providers may lose their legal rights to recover reimbursements under the Employee Retirement …

Judge Says Mom Can Choose To Block Dad From Delivery Room

03/12/2014 – 7:27 PM |

By Alan Lyndon
A New Jersey court has ruled that a woman about to give birth has control of the delivery room and can choose to …

Just What the Doctor Ordered: Understanding Restrictive Covenants In Medical Practices

02/10/2014 – 8:39 PM |
medical law

By Randi W. Kochman and Lauren M. Manduke[1]
Restrictive covenants have been, and are becoming even more, important in physician and dental practices.  Like other businesses, …

Pennsylvania Doctors Allowed to Say “I’m Sorry”

10/22/2013 – 8:11 PM |

By Brad Broker
“I’m sorry.”
Those are very powerful words, particularly when used by a doctor.  They can provide the slightest bit of comfort to a patient …

California Allows Non-Physicians to Perform Abortions

10/11/2013 – 7:19 PM |
abortion law

By Alan Lyndon
While many states are making it harder — and in more conservative areas, criminal — to get an abortion, California has enacted a …