October 2012 - Cohen & Malad, LLP

What is a Compounding Pharmacy and Why Doesn’t the FDA Oversee It?

by: Jeff S. Gibson, Attorney The fungal meningitis outbreak that has spread across the nation which has sickened over 250 people and left 23 dead has raised many questions about compounding pharmacies. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been providing updates on the outbreak since the recall was issued on September 26,… Continue Reading »

Indiana Court of Appeals Issues Ruling about Liability for Contractor Negligence in Medical Malpractice Case

by: David J. Cutshaw, Attorney When a patient goes to a hospital and is attended by doctors like radiologists or anesthesiologists whom they have never met, is the Hospital liable or responsible for such doctors’ negligence? For example, if a patient goes to the hospital for a biopsy, the tissue removed is then sent to… Continue Reading »

Are Indiana Construction Jobsites Safer or Are Fewer Projects Resulting in Fewer Deaths?

by: Jeffrey A. Hammond, Attorney On Monday, the Indiana Department of Labor released its preliminary data analysis report on the number of workplace deaths in 2011. The report concluded that “if there is a silver lining here, it is that our more dangerous workplaces are becoming safer as a result of a conscious understanding of… Continue Reading »