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Electronic Health Records Carries New Malpractice Risks

Electronic health records (EHRs) have been infinitely useful for improving medical record documentation. Anyone who has ever attempted to read a doctor’s writing knows that any system must be better…

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James C. Nielsen Killed in Drunken Hit and Run

On Saturday evening, James C. Nielsen, Jr., of Indianapolis was riding his bicycle near downtown when he was struck by a vehicle driven by a man who was intoxicated. Nielson,…

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Weekend Hydroplane Accident in Columbus Kills One

On Saturday, rainy weather played a role in an accident on northbound I-65, resulting in the death of one person. Thomas F. Pickett, 53, of Brownstown was driving his GMC…

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Drug Companies Paying Doctors Under Disciplinary Action

It’s not unusual for doctors to act as advisers, consultants, and speakers for pharmaceutical companies. This may sound strange, but as long as the payments are not provided as an…

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Rash of Amusement Park Accidents Raises Concerns

A series of accidents raised serious concerns about amusement park safety across the country. Several children were killed or grievously injured in accidents on amusement park or carnival rides. Between…

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Semi Driver Seriously Injured in I-65 Accident

The statistics tell us that drivers of semi-trucks are much less likely to get injured in accidents with other motor vehicles. This is due to the huge size disparity between…

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The Many Types of Traumatic Brain Injury

More than half of all traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are a result of falls and auto accidents. Nearly a third of fatal TBIs are caused by auto accidents alone. Needless…

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Female Prisoners Often Abused Before and During Incarceration

It’s no secret that our prisons are populated with individuals who have faced many difficulties during their lives. For female prisoners, the data is stark and staggering. The Correctional Association…

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One Dead, Four Injured in State Road 37 Accident

Tuesday morning around 11:40 a.m., a Dodge Dart, driven by 20-year-old Fairmount resident Allison Wimmer, crossed the left center line on State Road 37 near boundary between Hamilton and Madison…

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Woman Dies After Semi-Truck Part Flies Off and Strikes Her Vehicle

A woman died in an Owen County accident caused by a stray part off of a semi-truck. 31-year-old, Sarah Carr, of Spencer was driving on State Road 46 near Flatwoods…