William F. McMurry Blog
It is difficult to imagine that your favorite whiskey is the culprit of a black fungus that coats the homes, cars, stop signs, even trees of neighborhoods from Kentucky to the Virgin Islands to Scotland. The fungus – Baudoinia compniacensis, is reemerging, not just in the neighborhoods it has engulfed, but in the courtroom where attempts have been made for over a decade to make the corporations involved clean up their mess.
While the surgeon or medical specialist may join you for “medical tourism” in Cancun and repair your aging body, what you cannot know is the infection rate at the medical facility where the procedure will be performed. Even if the surgeon is the best in the World, he cannot protect you from a facility with a high infection rate. Hospital-born infections such as MRSA can kill or leave the patient less than whole if they recover from the infection. In the US you have the right to ask for the infection rate of both the doctor and the surgical center when making this important medical decision.
Vaping – Electronic Cigarettes – is now believed to cause seizures. Seizures cause loss of consciousness which can be fatal. August 9, 2019
Doctors in Kansas City, Missouri now say they have evidence to support their long-held belief that vaping (using E-Cigarettes or Electronic Cigarettes) causes seizures. It is well known that seizures, which come on while driving an automobile, can kill the seizure victim, and certainly family and friends who are passengers of the victim are a grave risk.
This ad slogan was the basis for Connecticut Supreme Court’s holding in March 2019 that Remmington violated the laws against unfair trade practices for knowingly marketing the AR-15 to civilians for use in military-style combat. While we wait for Congress to take action to protect our children and families, skilled medical malpractice lawyers like Mr. Koskoff in Connecticut are using creative strategies to hold accountable the manufacturers of assault weapons used in the Newtown mass shooting. We can only hope for more creativity to benefit the victims of the hate-crime perpetrator in El Passo. Read the article…
Will the Law Change to Allow Active Duty Military to Sue their Military Doctors? – Veterans can, so why not active duty? July 31, 2019
This law, called the Feres Doctrine, is wrong-headed and needs to be repealed by Congress. Read this article:…
No longer will the police have to justify high-speed police chases with the reasonable belief that the driver is suspected to have committed a “violent crime.” Today, the mere fact that a car is reported as stolen will justify a high-speed chase down Louisville city streets, putting countless other motorists and pedestrians at great risk of death.
vaccination, no service: Some SC
pediatricians turning away kids for parents” decisions”
This article recently published in the Greenville
online news caught my attention, given the implications such decisions could
have to both doctor and the child’s parents.
“Non-survivors fail to recognize, uplift, and center survivors of sexual abuse”; Child sexual abuse Survivors; Survivors Space
I am very proud of my daughter, Sophia McMurry, who recently published a very accurate statement on the disenfranchisement of Survivors and how this injustice may be remedied. Having represented hundreds of abuse and assault victims, I know that her observations are accurate and deserve our compasionate attention. View this article by clicking on this link:…
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