Patrick MaloneDateline: Patrick Malone
First Published: Nov 10, 2010 / Last Published: Mar 31, 2012
Patrick Malone is a leading patient safety advocate and attorney who represents seriously injured people in medical malpractice lawsuits, product liability cases and other types of lawsuits. He appeared on the Today Show to discuss his book for patients,The Life You Save: Nine Steps to Finding the Best Medical Care -- and Avoiding the Worst (http://lifeyousave.com). Mr. Malone is the co-author of an acclaimed book teaching other attorneys how to win cases: Rules of the Road: A Plaintiff Lawyer’s Guide to Proving Liability. Mr. Malone was an award-winning investigative journalist before attending Yale Law School. He is principal of the firm Patrick Malone & Associates in downtown Washington, D.C. Mr. Malone is a member of several prestigious invitation-only societies of trial attorneys, including the Inner Circle of Advocates, which is limited to 100 of the top plaintiffs’ personal injury attorneys in the United States, and the International Academy of Trial Lawyers, an honorary society limited to 500 fellows from both the plaintiff’s and defense bar. He has been recognized as a leader in the field by the Lawdragon 500 Leading Lawyers in America, Best Lawyers in America, and Super Lawyers.
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December 18, 2011
Autopsy-Averse Hospitals Bury Their Mistakes
Medical errors go undetected when the deceased hospital patient gets sent to the mortuary without an autopsy. And that happens more and more.in Social Media
December 11, 2011
Finally, Accurate Report Cards on Doctors' Safety and Quality of Care
Medicare data will finally make for meaningful report cards on individual doctors' track records for patient safety and quality of care.
November 19, 2011
Breast Cancer Awareness: Too Much of a Good Thing?
The Pinkifying of America Turns Sour
November 13, 2011
The No-Free-Lunch Lesson in "Free" Allergy Testing
Proving once again that nothing is really free, when you count the downstream consequences.
The New "Disease" of Runner's Face
Inventing a disease and its treatment, all at the same time.
November 10, 2011
New Hope for Communicating with Patients in a "Vegetative State"
A way to communicate with some of the 25,000 Americans with brain injuries, previously totally unresponsive to efforts to reach them.
November 4, 2011
Federal Health Agency Takes Side of Multi-Sued Surgeon
What happened in one federal health agency when a doctor's privacy collided with the public's right to know
October 9, 2011
The Award for Most Fear-Mongering Health Care Statement of the Year ...
New recommendations about prostate cancer screening bring out extreme and emotional reactions.
September 23, 2011
Database of Dangerous Doctors Gets Yanked from Public Eye
Open Government Takes Another Hit When It Comes to Information on Doctors Frequently Sued for Malpractice
August 18, 2011
Awake by Mistake During Surgery: A Patient's Nightmare
The mysteries of the human mind make it surprisingly difficult to guarantee that patients put to sleep for surgery won't wake up during the operation.