2nd Degree Murder Plea in Wake Case Raises Competence Questions 2

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Since the Newtown shootings, public debate has focused on gun violence and mental health resources. That tragedy and others have pointed out that neither the government nor the health care sector has figured out the best way to help people with mental illness before they commit a crime. When the crime occurs, it’s left to
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Racketeering, Insurance Fraud, Patient Neglect and Now Murder P2

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We are continuing our discussion of a case from outside of North Carolina that involves patient safety and racketeering insurance fraud. The three defendants — a doctor and two of his nurse anesthetists — now face second-degree murder charges. Prosecutors claim that the doctor, as the head of a number of endoscopy clinics, ordered his
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Racketeering, Insurance Fraud, Patient Neglect and Now Murder

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An unusual case from 2010 is back in the news. The defendant is a 62-year-old doctor who ran a number of endoscopy clinics. Two years ago, a grand jury handed up a 28-count indictment charging the doctor and two of his nurse anesthetists with racketeering insurance fraud, reckless endangerment, patient neglect and a long list
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Second-degree Murder Charge in Raleigh Dwi Case

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Any alcohol related accident that results in injury or death will carry serious charges and penalties. After a drinking and driving related charge last year, a Raleigh, North Carolina man now faces second-degree murder charges. A Wake County grand jury returned a new indictment this week, however, reports did not indicate what precipitated the new charges. According to police records, the accident occurred
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