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Medical school and doctors not liable for discrimination (access required)

A university medical school and two doctors did not discriminate, retaliate or subject the plaintiff doctor to a hostile work environment. Background Afraaz R. Irani filed suit against Palmetto Health; the University of South Carolina School of Medicine; David E. ...

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Drug manufacturer not liable after giving warning to physician (access required)

Where drug manufacturers provided adequate warnings to a patient’s treating physician but the treating physician did not make the patient aware of the risks of taking the drug, and the patient experienced a known side effect and died, the manufacturers ...

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Med-mal birth injury claim accrued at child’s second birthday (access required)

A medical malpractice claim for injuries sustained during childbirth did not accrue until the child’s second birthday because unrebutted expert testimony indicated that the cause of the injury could not have been determined before that date. Background Erick, a minor ...

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Defendant’s acceptance of funds during project constituted bribery (access required)

Where a defendant facilitated the award of a contract to a private company whose owner was issuing payments to him for fraudulent invoices submitted to another one of his companies,  the defendant’s bribery conviction is upheld. Background Appellant Raushi J. ...

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Incompenefendant may be involuntarily medicated for trial (access required)

A defendant who had been declared incompetent to stand trial can be medicated to achieve competency; the medication was unlikely to have side effects that would undermine the defendant’s ability to receive a fair trial. Background Appellant Richard Leroy Abney ...

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