The Healthcare Neutral Blog will share ideas and developments in alternative dispute resolution, healthcare business and law.

Supreme Court’s Decision In Hall Street Offers Something For Everyone

 [Image:  A supreme pizza with pepperoni, peppers, olives and mushrooms, by Scott Bauer, USDA]           Last week, the U. S. Supreme Court decided the much anticipated arbitration case, Hall Street…

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Super Lawyers, Like Superstars, Can Come And Go

                    [Image: World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) superstar Rikishi performs for the troops at Camp Victory, Baghdad, Iraq, December 20, 2003, by TSGT Lias M. Zunzanyika, USAF]           Until very…

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ERISA Health Plans Continue To Prove There Is No Free Lunch For Malpractice Plaintiffs

                  [Image: “Men and women employees on the \’swing shift\’ of North American\’s Inglewood, Calif., aircraft plant enjoy their lunch periods,” October, 1942, from the Franklin D. Roosevelt Library…

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Let Governing Boards, Not State, Decide Hospitals’ Fate

               [Image: Marionette puppet show for kids in Asbury Park,  NJ,  July 23, 2006,  by Jackie.]          I read an op-ed in yesterday\’s Courier News online entitled “New Jersey…

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Do You Know How Judges Decide Cases? Do You Have A Hunch?

                 [Image: The center third of “Education” (1890), a stained glass window by Charles Louis Tiffany and Tiffany Studios, located in Linsley-Chittenden Hall at Yale University.  It depicts Science…

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Who Wants To Sell Their Hospital On The Auction Block?

                  [Image: Auctioneer and assistants, Cheviot, Ohio, 2004, by Rick Dikeman]                Less than three months ago, I wrote here (with reference to Boston\’s Carney Hospital) about…

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