Investigative reporter Chris Vanderveen, KUSA-TV (Denver), posted a follow-up story to his July 27, 2015, report about the July 3 medical helicopter crash in Frisco, Colorado. Mr. Vanderveen interviewed Slack & Davis aviation attorney Ladd Sanger for both stories. Continue reading
A Eurocopter AS350 helicopter crashed last Friday (July 3) in Frisco, Colorado, shortly after taking off from St. Anthony Summit Medical Center, killing the pilot and injuring the other two crew members. This is a “classic post-crash fire crashworthiness case and demonstrates that the fuel system is defective because the tank ruptured and caused injury in an otherwise survivable crash,” said helicopter pilot and Slack & Davis aviation attorney Ladd Sanger. Continue reading
In early June 2015, Smith & Nephew, a multinational medical equipment manufacturer, issued a medical device alert stating that certain groups of patients with the Birmingham Hip™ Resurfacing (BHR) implant system are at a higher risk of revision compared to the other groups. Continue reading
Slack & Davis attorney Paula Knippa, writing in the June 29 issue of Texas Lawyer, says that the health care industry is being increasingly targeted by hackers because the industry has failed to make cybersecurity a priority. Full article below.