After a nice sunny stretch this past weekend, the clouds take over. C’est la vie. Anyway, here are some interesting bits….
Finally, the cosmetic surgery explosion in Buffalo is getting some pub. The story isn’t really much to read, but a malpractice attorney Patrick Maloney offers something that caught our eye. He says it can be challenging to find a legal remedy when enhancements and tucks go awry. The reason: juries aren’t sympathetic to patients who've had problems with cosmetic procedures that are purely elective. Any truth to this? Read [Buffalo News]
... An add-on to plastic-suits question. A few women in Manhattan are furious over their cosmetic surgeries. "I wanted to be a 'b'" one woman noted of her alleged botched breast-enhancement surgery. Instead, she's now "A full 'c,' almost a 'd.'" The plaintiffs claim the doc was far from apologetic, too. He reportedly blamed one woman's discomfort on her body-type. Read [WABC-TV]
Our friend Donna Baver Rovito always spices up the comments section of ThisMakesMeSick. She also brings the editorial punch in her regular liability update. Some of her recent musings include: a 12-round pummeling of trial lawyers pumping cash to the Dems; a bit on Lindsay Arthur—a Minneapolis defense litigator— and his new thirller, The Litigators , that looks at a civil justice system fueled by greed and ego; and she exposes us to the Ohio Supreme Court ruling that patients can not sue for the costs of raising a disabled child born following flawed genetic tests. Good stuff, Donna. Check out her blog