Monthly Archives: March 2012

Lockheed Martin Settles False Claims Act Case

Bloomberg News (3/23, Schoenberg) reported, “Lockheed Martin…will pay $15.9 million to settle allegations it mischarged the federal government for tools used on military aircraft.” The agreement “arose from a pricing fraud by a Lockheed subcontractor that began 14 years ago, … Continue reading

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Leadership

What are the qualities we are looking for in a leader? How do we qualify a person as a good leader? Is a good leader someone that forces the hand of another into submission? Is it someone that capitulates and … Continue reading

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St. Stephen’s Human Services Is a Worthy Cause

St. Stephen’s Human Services located in Minneapolis, Minnesota is an incredible outreach for those less fortunate and underserved in our community.  It provides emergency assistance, housing, employment, and human rights advocacy focused on systems change to people experiencing homelessness and … Continue reading

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Cell Phone Hell

In almost every single car crash today, someone will ask the question: “Were you on a cell phone?”.  Why is this? The question is never “Who were you talking with?”. Rather, it is predictable that a causative factor in the … Continue reading

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Medical Malpractice Deform in the Political Arena-H.R. 5

Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 5 called the Protecting Access to Healthcare Act.  It is expected that if it passes the Senate, the President will veto the bill that would restrict consumers access to justice. The bill: 1) … Continue reading

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DePuy Hip Implant Pulled from Market after FDA Request for Information

The New York Times (3/23, B1, Meier, Subscription Publication) reports, “Johnson & Johnson executives decided in 2009 to phase out a hip implant and sell off its inventories for use in patients just weeks after the Food and Drug Administration … Continue reading

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