Nicholas Timko

August 18, 2010

The Power of Apology in Cases of Medical Error

In 2001, the University of Michigan Health System instituted a fairly revolutionary program. Doctors, nurses and other health workers were […]
August 11, 2010

To Cut Healthcare Costs, Cut Hospital Negligence and Medical Error

In 2008, close to $80 billion was spent on medical injuries and costs related to them. Of this, $19.5 billion […]
August 10, 2010

Secret Drug Tests on Soldiers Suffering from Brain Injuries

Brain injuries are emerging as one of the great costs associated with the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Thousands of […]
August 6, 2010

Seat Belts on the School Bus

A recent bus crash in Gray Summit, Missouri has National Transportation Safety Board members looking at accident prevention and safety […]
August 2, 2010

The Most Dangerous Boulevard in Brooklyn

In April, 28-year-old Web designer Neil Chamberlain was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver on McGuinness Boulevard, in Brooklyn. […]
July 30, 2010

Teenager Suffers Brain Injury after being “Body-Slammed” by NY Police Officer

Earlier this summer, 18-year-old Rahiym Holmes had just graduated from high school and was set to start college courses at […]
July 28, 2010

40 Percent of Doctors Would Rather Not Report Negligence or Error

A mere 64 percent of U.S. physicians feel that it is completely necessary to report instances of negligence and ineptitude […]
July 23, 2010

Trial Over Deadly Crane Collapse Ends in Acquittal

The crane rigger accused of negligence and corner cutting prior to a deadly New York City crane collapse was acquitted […]
July 20, 2010

Pieces of Plastic Prompt Perdue to Pull Poultry

More than 90,000 lbs of frozen chicken nuggets, produced by Perdue Farms, were recalled today due to pieces of blue […]