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Asbestos researcher has close ties with plaintiffs' bar; Legal ethics professor says it's up to fact finders to determine propriety


Why Medical Malpractice Reform is Off Limits

(Editor's note: This commentary first appeared in the Wall Street Journal Sept. 29. It is reprinted with Mr. Howard's permission).

Witness for the prostitution

If a legislator who's a lawyer helps pass legislation that leads to more business for him or his firm, that's not fair. Correct?

No to Gateway Connector

To the editor:

Alton woman claims unnecessary drug led to need for liver transplant

An Alton woman filed a medical malpractice complaint against Robert Bruce, M.D., and the Madison County Health Department alleging she was treated with an unnecessary drug which led to the need for a liver transplant.

Cut the crap

In their public statements, officials within the FDA and CDC, are always claiming that researchers and scientists who conduct studies, not funded by drug companies or the government, are making unfounded