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August 2014 Archives

No, you won't need a hazmat suit, but there are some risks

A recent court case got us to thinking about aging and memory. As we get older, our memories start to slip. Sometimes it is just a matter of having too much to remember: The mind just sheds information that is, generally, not critical to everyday life. Important, yes -- "A new outlet mall is opening outside of Albany?" -- just not always critical.

The dog days of summer are no time to let safety standards slip p2

We have friends who take two weeks off every year to explore the Hudson Valley. They drive (an environmentally friendly hybrid vehicle) the back roads and visit the big estates and the roadside farm stands. This year, they took their young niece and nephew with them, and their experience -- for the most part positive -- reminded us of a few safety rules of the road.

The dog days of summer are no time to let safety standards slip

This is the time of year that parents take their kids shopping for school supplies and new clothes. Summer is winding down, Labor Day is approaching and kids have grown an inch or two since they were last in a classroom. Time to hit those sales at the mall.

Should I bother with mediation in a medical malpractice lawsuit?

With apologies to F. Scott Fitzgerald, medical malpractice is different from most civil litigation. These cases are always about some form of human suffering, but they are also about a broken bond between physician and patient. That relationship is built on trust, and if something goes wrong -- or if it looks as if something has gone wrong -- the patient feels betrayed.

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