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Cardiac Events While Driving When a driver suffers a cardiac event such as a heart attack or arrhythmia while driving, the sudden incapacitation may cause a vehicular collision. Injuries to the driver, passengers, occupants of other vehicles, and pedestrians may be serious or fatal. Costly property damage may also result. If there’s a history of…

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Health Law: Cardiac Procedures in Ambulatory Surgical Centers The rising trend for cardiologists to perform outpatient procedures in ambulatory surgical centers (ASC) instead of hospitals raises safety questions. ASCs have fewer resources than full-service hospitals and may be unequipped for life-threatening emergencies. ASCs often provide a more comfortable, convenient, and patient-centered experience than hospital-based outpatient…

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Case Reference: The jury found that hotel defendants did not commit medical negligence, that the physician was not the hotel’s agent, and that the hotel defendants were not responsible for the actions of the physician. However, the jury determined that the hotel defendants were negligent in failing to properly vet the physician, and assessed 55%…

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