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December 25, 2013
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Health Care Safety Index – December 2013

Medical Care In The News The BBC published yet another article discussing the fact that medical standards of care suffer on the weekends. New plans to […]
October 11, 2013
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Try to have your heart attacks and strokes during normal business hours…

Click here for an interesting article that explains how profit motive and healthcare culture make it more dangerous to go into the hospital during evenings and on […]
July 28, 2013
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John Ratkowitz Invited to Lecture at the New Jersey Association of Justice’s 2013 Meadowlands Seminars.

On November 15, 2013, John Ratkowitz will be lecturing at the New Jersey Association of Justice’s 2013 Meadowlands Seminar. John has been asked to speak about […]
July 28, 2013
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John Ratkowitz to Publish Article “The Standard of Care in Commercial Construction Site Safety Management” in the September 16, 2013 edition of the New Jersey Law Journal.

On September 16, 2013, John Ratkowitz will publish “The Standard of Care in Commercial Construction Site Safety Management” in the New Jersey Law Journal. OSHA is […]
July 28, 2013
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John Ratkowitz to Publish Article “Avoidable v. Unavoidable Pressure Ulcers: A Summary of the Federal Regulations,” in the September 2013 Edition of Medical Malpractice Law and Strategy.

On September 1, 2013, John Ratkowitz will publish “Avoidable v. Unavoidable Pressure Sores: A Summary of the Federal Regulations, ” in the monthly journal Medical Malpractice […]
July 28, 2013
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John Ratkowitz Recruited by the New Jersey Association For Justice to Write Two Amicus Curiae Briefs in Cases Pending Before the New Jersey Supreme Court.

In July and August 2013, John Ratkowitz wrote and submitted amicus curiae briefs on behalf of the New Jersey Association for Justice in two cases pending […]
March 27, 2013
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New Reported Trial Court Case: 36-3-9315 Jacobsen v. Dara, Law Div. — Ocean Co. (Gizinski, J.S.C.)

36-3-9315 Jacobsen v. Dara, Law Div. — Ocean Co. (Gizinski, J.S.C.) (9 pp.) The trial court held that it was inappropriate for the plaintiff to make a […]
November 7, 2012
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Starr Gern Receives Tier 1 Best Law Firm Ranking for work in Medical Malpractice by national survey conducted by U.S.News and World Report

On November 1, 2012, Starr, Gern, Davison & Rubin was one of nine law firms in New Jersey recognized as a Tier 1 Best Law Firm […]
September 22, 2012
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BOOK REPORT: MMPI, MMPI-2, & MMPI-A in Court: A Practical Guide for Expert Witnesses and Attorneys (Kenneth S. Pope, James N. Butcher, Joyce Seelen)

MMPI, MMPI-2, & MMPI-A in Court: A Practical Guide for Expert Witnesses and Attorneys (hereafter “MMPI: A Practical Guide”) is a book that should be in […]
March 28, 2006
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H.R. 5 – The Protecting Access to Healthcare (PATH) Act – The Health Care Industry’s Latest Attempt to Avoid the Financial Consequences of Epidemic Levels of Malpractice.

On Thursday, March 22, 2012, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 5, the Protecting Access to Healthcare (PATH) Act, a bill originally introduced by Representative Phil […]