Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Andrew Meyer on Rebecca Riley Wrongful Death Lawsuit - Bipolar Disorder Diagnosis and Drugs

Here is the interview with renowned Boston medical malpractice attorney Andrew Meyer on WGBH's 'Greater Boston' with Emily Rooney. The case involves diagnosis of a 2 and a half year old child (Rebecca Riley) with bipolar disorder, who died of over medication. This video is from the Lubin and Meyer You Tube Channel, and is shared here for readers of Medical Malpractice Law News.

Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Surgical "Time Out" Is New Safety Check at Beth Israel

In this Boston Herald article, Report points out OR staff lapse in Hub surgical error, more information is available on a hospital's response to wrong side surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital. It involves compliance standards including a surgical "time out" and special markers to indicate the spot of surgery. Read article for more information. This post follows on early one here with surgeon's response: Ouch! Surgeon Apologizes for Operating on Wrong Side.