Miscarriage is an emergency situation. Women suffering miscarriage go to the nearest emergency room where they rightfully expect proper often life-saving medical care. This is pure fantasy when it comes to Catholic hospital emergency rooms where these women are refused medical care for miscarriages. This puts women’s lives at risks in the most degrading and cruel
Did You Know? Your Catholic hospital will not complete a miscarriages no matter what the cause and no matter what the risks to the mother? The emergency rooms at these same hospitals turn women away in the midst of a miscarriage even when a failure to properly treat the mother could lead to the mother's death?
The Eighth Amendment prohibits cruel and unusual punishment including deliberate indifference to the serious medical needs of an inmate. Unfortunately, in the age of mass incarceration, this is far too common. Deliberate Indifference of Prisoner’s Serious Medical Needs The deliberate indifference may be on the part of the prison, the guards and/or the medical providers.
There is tremendous overlap in law and legal theory between employer discrimination and harassment, and civil rights violations by law enforcement and corrections personnel. Both draw upon the law of agency, vicarious liability and respondeat superior. Intentional Misconduct by Employees Respondeat Superior The role of agency is critically important in cases where an employee has
Among the first challenges of any civil rights claim, like all other personal injury claims, is to identify the parties financially responsible for the harm caused by the civil rights violations. Under §1983 and Title VII civil rights claims, there may be numerous different parties involved in wrongdoing with varying levels of financial responsibility/liability. Vicarious
The fictional medical malpractice lawsuit crisis is among the great lies, of which there are many, of the Republican Party. It is pure myth serving only to profit their donors in the insurance industry. And despite the fact that these same insurance companies are making historic profits while medical malpractice claims have been in steep decline,
Negligent entrustment of a vehicle basically means that car owner allows an unsafe driver to use the car. When that driver causes an auto accident, the car owner is responsible for the harm caused. This applies to all owners and innocent victims including employers and employees. Basic Requirements for Negligent Entrustment Claim The requirements are
Corporate recalls and other corrective measures taken by corporations typically occur under great duress. One need not look far to see this is so. Banking fraud recently in the news is a perfect example. Banking fraud is appalling but no lives were lost. Other corporate decisions related to consumer safety have much graver consequences. It happens
It is illegal for bartenders or wait staff to over-serve patrons regardless if they are driving or not. The state of New Mexico has launched a DWI campaign dubbed buzzkill cracking down on over-service of alcohol to prevent DWI accidents. This is a always a significant issue during the holidays when folks are inclined to
The scope of employment issue is very important in determining whether an employer is liable for harm caused by an employee in a DWI auto accident. Among the questions to be asked in these cases is whether intoxication took the employee outside the scope of employment? Intoxication Can Constitutes Abandonment of Employee Relationship New Mexico courts