The former CEO of a large New Jersey health system is suing his former employer, claiming he was wrongfully terminated over a “naked art” exhibition — body painting — at a fundraising event. (NJ.com)
The family that previously filed suit against their ob/gyn for allegedly decapitating their baby during birth is now suing pathologist Jackson Gates, MD, for allegedly posting images and videos of the decapitated baby on his Instagram. (WSB-TV)
A patient has sued the University of Washington Medical Center Northwest in Seattle for losing his bladder tumor before they could determine whether or not it was cancerous. (Washington Post)
A Tennessee couple was awarded $7 million in a verdict against an eye doctor after the husband lost an eye following a 2017 cataract surgery. (WBIR)
Retired Florida surgeon Scott Anthony Burke, MD, is being held on $200,000 bail following his arrest in Nantucket after authorities said they found cocaine, ketamine, guns, and ammunition on his 80-foot yacht. (Boston.com)
The California Medical Association and the American Medical Association have filed a joint amicus curiae brief in defense of a California law that prohibits the use of the word “doctor” by anyone other than a licensed allopathic or osteopathic physician, according to a press release from the two organizations. Three nurse practitioners have sued state officials over the law.
Illinois resident physician Henry Chang, MD, has been indicted on charges related to videotaping 52 women and three men in employee bathrooms at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center. (25 News Now)
The Massachusetts doctor accused of masturbating and exposing himself in front of a 14-year-old girl during a flight was indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of lewd, indecent, and obscene acts. (WWLP)
Alabama anesthesiologist Sarah Kathleen Cumbest Mullican, MD, is now facing charges related to a traffic crash that killed her 10-year-old daughter. (USA Today)
A 43-page report from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) found widespread dysfunction at two state-run veterans homes in New Jersey that left them ill-prepared to protect vulnerable residents during the COVID pandemic. (AP)
Christopher Haynes, the 30-year-old accused murderer who escaped from George Washington University Hospital last week, remains at large. (CNN)
New Mexico physician assistant Jon E. Perry was sentenced to 18 months in prison for having sex with one of his mental health patients and will be required to register as a sex offender. (KFDA 10)
A woman in Texas has been arrested for allegedly impersonating a nurse, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Texas.
An abortion rights group filed lawsuits in Tennessee, Idaho, and Oklahoma on behalf of women who say they were denied care during medical emergencies. (Washington Post)
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