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Dallas nurse Briana Aguirre: 'We never talked about Ebola' before Thomas Eric Duncan arrived

Dallas nurse Briana Aguirre: 'We never talked about Ebola' before Thomas Eric Duncan arrived

- Today Show
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital nurse Briana Aguirre, who cared for her friend and co-worker Nina Pham after she tested positive for the Ebola virus, says she can no longer defend her hospital over how she claims it responded to the disease once Thomas Eric Duncan arrived.
“I watched them violate basic principles of nursing," Aguirre told TODAY's Matt Lauer in an exclusive interview that aired Thursday. "I would try anything and everything to refuse to go there to be treated. I...

Son wins malpractice suit in dad's death

Son wins malpractice suit in dad's death

- Miami Herald
A lawyer has won a medical malpractice lawsuit over the death of his father, a former prominent Broward County civic leader, after a judge ruled that hospital officials had concealed evidence in the case.
The decision eliminated the hospital's defense and forced the suit to be settled for an undisclosed amount.
"It's unfortunate that the taxpayers' money was wasted for five years in a case that should have been resolved long ago," said Robert W. Kelley of Fort Lauderdale, who sued...

North Broward Hospital District Settles Wrongful Death Lawsuit

North Broward Hospital District Settles Wrongful Death Lawsuit

- Daily Business Review
The North Broward Hospital District settled a medical malpractice lawsuit after losing its defenses due to discovery violations about the death of a Fort Lauderdale attorney’s father.
The decision eliminated the hospital’s defense and forced the suit to be settled for an undisclosed amount.
“It’s unfortunate that the taxpayers’ money was wasted for five years in a case that should have been resolved long ago,” said Robert W. Kelley of Fort...

Famed GM Busters, Attorneys Bob Kelley and John Uustal, Declare: “Detroit Keeps Lying and People Keep Dying"

Famed GM Busters, Attorneys Bob Kelley and John Uustal, Declare: “Detroit Keeps Lying and People Keep Dying"

- Market Wired
"Detroit is lying, and people are dying," said Robert Kelley, a Florida attorney who has battled car companies in court, and who championed the largest settlement ever won against a car company.
In the past week alone:
A SAFE Research* report revealed that Ford knowingly sold Explorers that did not meet government rollover standards A jury in Florida awarded $61 million to the family of a Miami boy killed when an Explorer rolled over on Alligator Alley Ford says its trucks are...

GM to Appeal Fire Verdict

GM to Appeal Fire Verdict

- Automotive News
General Motors says it will appeal a $33 million jury decision in a case over a post-collision fuel-tank fire in a 1983 Oldsmobile Cutlass Cruiser.
Florida schoolteachers Robert and Constance McGee, their daughter Kelly and son Shane were vacationing in Virginia and were riding in the station wagon when the crash occurred in July 1991. The wagon was stopped or moving slowly near a toll gate between Norfolk and Virginia Beach when its gasoline tank was ruptured by the tongue of a...