A 73-year old doctor from Florida has been arrested in connection with the deaths of four former patients. Boynton Beach physician Peter Katz had already been arrested in April. According to the Sun-Sentinel, he’d been prescribing medication with “limited to no exam, no patient files and no medical history.” Sometimes Katz would try fulfilling his
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When convicted killer Muhammad Shabazz Ali was brought to a hospital in Dayton, OH, his behavior took a turn for the worse. The mentally ill man started screaming and acting aggressive. He threw chairs around a secure room in Grandview Hospital. “I want my medicine!” Ali yelled, repeatedly demanding access to pills he’d previously been
A 9-year old girl named Cheyenne Lewis will receive $4m from the state of Washington. The child was found living in sordid conditions in 2015. Lewis’s mother and boyfriend had kept her and two siblings locked up in a dilapidated and patently disgusting Lake Stevens home. KOMO News reports how law enforcement officers reacted after
Female public defenders in Chicago are now suing the city, saying it hasn’t done enough to stop masturbating inmates from exposing themselves. A half-dozen attorneys claim that serial instances of indecent exposure and masturbation are a major problem in Chicago’s courtroom lock-ups and county jails. Reuters reports that officials are aware of the problem and
A distinguished professor at Columbia University stepped down after being accused of kissing and groping a graduate student. The news, as relayed by The New York Times, was circulated by the university to its students and staff early last week. According to a lawsuit filed in Manhattan court against Columbia and Professor William V. Harris,
Lawyers for parents of two of the children slain in the Sandy Hook massacre asked that a judge not throw out their lawsuit against Newtown and the local school district. According to the News Times, attorneys for the city want the courts to dismiss the suit. Their argument is that only one individual – Adam
The City of Denver agreed to pay $4.6 million to the relatives of a black inmate who was killed during a psychotic episode in 2015. During a mental health breakdown inside a Denver jail, Michael Marshall was suffocated to death while being restrained by deputies. The complaint and untimely demise of Marshall will lead to
Survivors of Hurricanes Rita and Katrina are suing the Environmental Protection Agency for upending the enforcement of rules governing the safe use of formaldehyde. An article from The Advocate explains why the issue is so important to some Louisiana residents, including members of the advocacy group “A Community Voice.” “Formaldehyde is so dangerous for our
Bank of America settled an overdraft lawsuit for $66.6 million last week, marking the umpteenth time the institution has been accused of levying illegally high fees on cash-strapped consumers. Reuters reports that the settlement details were disclosed in a San Diego courthouse. The agreement resolves a two-year old lawsuit, in which plaintiffs said Bank of
A woman who accused President Donald Trump of sexual harassment is filing a lawsuit, claiming he defamed her while campaigning for the nation’s highest political office. In a year that’s seen the dismissal and firing of powerful men for misconduct, the allegations against Donald Trump have been largely ignored since his inauguration. Despite scandals bringing
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