Executives at Nevada’s largest health management organization had no idea about allegations that a clinic owner was cutting corners and endangering patient safety, so it shouldn’t be held liable for two members contracting incurable hepatitis C, a defense lawyer told a jury Thursday.
A Nevada jury is ordering pharmaceutical companies to pay $162.5 million in punitive damages in a lawsuit stemming from a Las Vegas hepatitis C outbreak in 2008.
Several proposed changes to the coroner’s inquest process met with skepticism by several Clark County Commissioners. The coroner’s inquest has gained attention from the shooting of Erik Scott outside of the Summerlin Costco.
The Coroner’s inquest panel begins today to examine the process and recommend improvements.
The six men and six women in the jury to decide the fate of Rod Blagojevich seem to be deadlocked. What is holding up the decision?