But during trial, the family’s attorneys continued to present the case as ordinary negligence in an attempt to win a judgment that was, in the high court’s words, “unmoored” from the cap on financial damages. That was the move that ultimately cost the family its $20 million award. Under Michigan law, the family could have received an award of several hundred thousand dollars if lawyers had successfully argued medical malpractice. … [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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EBONY (cat)Ebony is a very nice and friendly 3-year-old cat who is quite handsome. He's somewhat quiet, but also has a curious side. He likes to explore and check out everything going on around him. He's happy being with people and getting attention. Give Ebony a nice lap to sit on and this affectionate guy will hop right up and cuddle with you! He's fine around other cats and would likely be good with kids as well. This sweet boy would like to find his best friend and forever home so he can share lots of love, happiness and companionship. … [Read more...] about Meet One of Our Adorable, Adoptable Cats – Ebony
3 -- The number of times that Section III of the 25th Amendment has been invoked -- in which the vice president becomes acting president. This happened in 1985, when President Ronald Reagan underwent surgery, and in 2002 and 2007, when President George W. Bush was sedated for medical procedures. … [Read more...] about By the numbers: Vice presidents
Despite having no organized opposition, the legislation has been controversial from the beginning. Conservative news sites have written stories accusing Wiener of protecting the exploitation of minors. The bill became fodder for political attack ads in a state Senate race in the Central Valley, where one Democratic candidate lost legislative endorsements for refusing to apologize for comments about the measure that were criticized as homophobic. … [Read more...] about Scott Wiener tries to salvage bill fixing sex-offender list’s inequity toward gay people