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Pro Bono: On-Scene Video from Asiana Airliner Crash Raises Legal Questions

Possible negligence revealed; EMS agency responds questionably.

Posted Thursday, March 13, 2014

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Pro Bono: Should You Pay Attention to or Obey a Patient’s Medical Tattoo?

Does a DNR tattoo constitute an advanced medical directive?

Posted Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Pro Bono: Appropriate Use of Patient Images in EMS Documentation

Is it legal to attach pictures to a patient care report?

Posted Thursday, January 9, 2014

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Pro Bono: Marijuana Use by EMS Providers Poses a Legal Conundrum

The law has favored employer termination even when use was lawful.

Posted Monday, December 9, 2013

Pro Bono: How Equipment Failures Can Impact EMS Agency Liability

Are you checking your equipment?

Posted Thursday, November 14, 2013

Florida Tests End-of-Life Care Document

Even for the 29 percent of Americans who have filled out basic legal paperwork to make their final wishes known, a drawn-out, undignified and uncomfortable hospital death remains all too possible, medical policy specialists admit.

Posted Tuesday, July 30, 2013

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Pro Bono: Reporting Drugs & Illegal Activity to Law Enforcement

Are you legally obligated to report drugs and criminal behavior?

Posted Friday, July 19, 2013

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Pro Bono: How Providers Can Help Reduce the Impact of Medicare Payment Cuts

Learn some easy tips to 'tuning up' your PCR documentation to help your agency reduce the impact of Medicare cuts.

Posted Thursday, July 11, 2013

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Pro Bono: Mass Casualty Incidents (MCI) Legal Questions Answered

Find out the answers to legal questions surrounding the management of multiple patients.

Posted Thursday, May 30, 2013


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