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All the latest developments in health care law By W. Eugene Basanta and Nicole Poirier Health Care Law, June 2004 Reversing a district court judgment for plaintiffs, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has held that there is no common law duty to be a Good Samaritan and no implied right of private action under the Illinois Abused and Neglected Child Reporting Act, 325 ILCS 5/1 et seq. In this case, a babysitter providing services to a navy family, abused the child and then brought him to the naval hospital claiming he fell down the stairs.
All the latest developments in health care law By W. Eugene Basanta and Nicole Poirier Health Care Law, March 2004 A recent Illinois federal district court decision addresses issues of access to mental health facilities by the plaintiff, a federally-funded protection and advocacy (P&A) agency.
All the latest developments in health care law By W. Eugene Basanta and Nicole Poirier Health Care Law, September 2003 The defendant-dentist was charged by federal law enforcement officials with, among other nonviolent crimes, submitting fraudulent insurance claims in connection with his dental practice
Administrative subpoena powers: They’ve got ‘em—do they use ‘em? By Nicole Poirier Administrative Law, August 2003 Not all administrative agencies have the authority to issue subpoenas in conducting investigations. However, those that do seem not to need to formally issue a subpoena for it to be effective.

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