The family’s lawsuit initially alleged ordinary negligence, but a trial court dismissed that claim, according to the Michigan Supreme Court’s order. In turn, the family refiled the lawsuit as a medical malpractice action, and the hospital “conceded negligence so that the case proceeded to a jury only on the issues of causation of death and damages,” the order noted. … [Read more...] about A grandmother in Michigan died after surgeons mistakenly drilled her skull. Her family won’t get a penny.
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Mark Gill, who produced the film, remained confident about moviegoers returning to the theater to experience something normal, in an effort to balance out the chaos of the coronavirus lockdowns. He also said the overseas numbers from the film thus far back up his theory. … [Read more...] about Russell Crowe says new film ‘Unhinged’ draws attention to uptick of ‘ultraviolence’ in today’s society
“They have a sense of pride that they are contributing to some positivity in an otherwise fairly stressful time,” she continued. “The reactions have been wonderful, with comments such as ‘please keep these coming, they are the only brightness in a dull world,’ and ‘these guys are so inspiring.’” … [Read more...] about Nursing home residents go viral with practical advice on Facebook: ‘You only get one life; make the very most of it’
A toast to the buggers who have to put up with the Cornhuskers, and the world as viewed through Big Red glasses. If we’ve learned anything from the last 17 years, it’s that the University of Nebraska needs to be an independent. A football independent, anyway. The Huskers truly are, in all the best and worst ways, the Notre Dame of the Plains — with all the same crowds, charms, history, hubris, and delusions of past grandeur that their peers find insufferable. … [Read more...] about Keeler: When it comes to COVID-19, the CU Buffs get it. Nebraska’s Cornhuskers? Not so much.
And yet it is just as important, I think, to note that we are witnessing, simultaneously, another kind of normalization, indeed a good normalization — the normalization of climate alarm. Because even as we fail to make time to reckon explicitly with the present tense of the climate crisis, intuitions about it, and the future it portends for us, have grown much more central to political and social discourse, in America and elsewhere. Indeed, while the world’s attention has been focused on the coronavirus, with little apparent appetite for discussion or debate about the threat of warming, our collective, planetary response to the pandemic has brought along with it a sort of secret sidecar of unprecedented climate action. Fully 30 percent of the European stimulus package passed last month is earmarked for climate initiatives — which, while far short of the more than $2 trillion many believe is necessary to complete Europe’s green transition and allow the continent … [Read more...] about What Climate Alarm Has Already Achieved