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Fla. Couple Wants Door Shut On Med Mal Ruling – Law360

Fla. Couple Wants Door Shut On Med Mal Ruling – Law360: A Florida couple renewed pleas Monday to the Florida Supreme Court not to rethink its ruling voiding two medical malpractice arbitration agreements between doctors and patients, arguing that a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling does not invalidate its findings, as a women’s health care provider contends. Source: TTLA E-Clips Fla. Couple Wants Door Shut On Med Mal Ruling – Law360

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Baylor settles lawsuit with woman who alleged sexual assault – San Antonio Express-News

Baylor settles lawsuit with woman who alleged sexual assault – San Antonio Express-News: AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Baylor University has agreed to settle a federal lawsuit with a former student who accused the nation’s largest Baptist school of fostering a “hunting ground for sexual predators” and mishandling her alleged attack in 2015.�A settlement notice was filed in federal court in Waco, Texas on Thursday. No details were released, but the agreement marks Baylor’s first settlement to resolve a cascade of lawsuits over the past 18 months by women who said they were attacked and had their cases ignored or bungled by the university for years. Source: TTLA E-Clips Baylor settles lawsuit with woman who alleged sexual assault – San Antonio Express-News

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Texas City police officer faces charges, lawsuit saying he took Christmas money from dead grandpa – Houston Chronicle

Texas City police officer faces charges, lawsuit saying he took Christmas money from dead grandpa – Houston Chronicle: A former Texas City police officer is facing criminal charges and a federal civil rights lawsuit after a Galveston County woman said the officer stole thousands of dollars meant for Christmas presents from the pocket of her dead or dying husband. The charges and suit come almost 50 years after the officer’s grandfather was involved in a Christmas theft that led to his own firing from the same police department. Source: TTLA E-Clips Texas City police officer faces charges, lawsuit saying he took Christmas money from dead grandpa – Houston Chronicle

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U.S. Hospitals Struggle To Protect Mothers When Childbirth Turns Deadly – All Things Considered – WNYC

U.S. Hospitals Struggle To Protect Mothers When Childbirth Turns Deadly – All Things Considered – WNYC: A joint NPR and ProPublica investigation finds the U.S. medical system can be unprepared when the complications of childbirth turn deadly. NPR reports on healthy mothers who developed one highly treatable complication — preeclampsia — and how it killed them. Source: TTLA E-Clips U.S. Hospitals Struggle To Protect Mothers When Childbirth Turns Deadly – All Things Considered – WNYC

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Jury Awards Fla. Man Nearly $5M In Ladder Defect Suit – Law360

Jury Awards Fla. Man Nearly $5M In Ladder Defect Suit – Law360: Law360, New York (July 3, 2017, 9:03 PM EDT) — A federal jury in Florida has sided with a man who injured himself after falling from an allegedly defective ladder, awarding more than $4.7 million in damages in his suit against Tricam Industries and Home Depot, which respectively manufacturered and sold the Husky brand ladder. Source: TTLA E-Clips Jury Awards Fla. Man Nearly M In Ladder Defect Suit – Law360

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