New Ontario law for hospital bed shortages worsens situation for patients, advocates say

A new law that allows Ontario hospitals to send certain patients to long-term care facilities without their consent will only worsen the existing bed shortage in hospitals, experts and advocates say, because it is making a hospital admission the only route to securing a care- home bed. The legislation passed in August was designed to … Read more

Rescue Mission tenant jailed after setting fire to bunk bed | Local News

CUMBERLAND — No injuries were reported Monday when a resident of the Union Rescue Mission set fire to his bunk bed after he discovered his sleeping area was not equipped with a smoke alarm, according to the Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office The incident prompted the arrest of 31-year-old Kevin Wayne Bergdoll, who remained jailed … Read more

Southern District of New York Puts Non-Drowsy Labeling Claims To Bed

It’s the start of the cold and flu season, so why not talk about cough syrup. Most cough medicines come in two versions—daytime and nighttime. The nighttime version typically contains an antihistamine which are known to cause drowsiness. Daytime versions often contain an expectorant (to thin and loosen mucus) and a cough suppressant. A common … Read more

Court date set for man accused of inappropriately touching child in bed during Hixson home break-in | Local News

A man accused of breaking into a Hixson home and getting into a child’s bed is scheduled to appear in court next month. Chattanooga police say 32-year-old Amus Buckner broke into a home on Austin Road in September of 2021. Police say he got in the home through an unlocked door and got in bed … Read more

February 2022 Retail Patent Litigation Report

February saw a slight increase over January as the NPE’s warmed into Q1. Frequent filers included Cedar Lane Technologies, Digi Portal, Internet Media Interactive, Linfo IP, M4siz, Noblewood IP, Swirlate, and Transcend Shipping Systems. As usual, I prepared the report in partnership with and using Docket Navigator and its powerful database. Docket Navigator is a … Read more

February 2022 Retail Patent Litigation Report

February saw a slight increase over January as the NPE’s warmed into Q1. Frequent filers included Cedar Lane Technologies, Digi Portal, Internet Media Interactive, Linfo IP, M4siz, Noblewood IP, Swirlate, and Transcend Shipping Systems. As usual, I prepared the report in partnership with and using Docket Navigator and its powerful database. Docket Navigator is a … Read more

Law Talk: Bed Sores

In this episode of Law Talk, Attorney Megan Collins discusses a topic that their office has received a lot of calls about recently. Bed sores can also be called pressure sores, or decubitus ulcers. These conditions are frequently due to patients in nursing homes, long-term rehabilitation facilities, or even hospitals that cannot move, and are … Read more

Kevin Spacey ‘laid on a bed’ with teenage John Barrowman | Entertainment

Kevin Spacey flirts with a 19-year-old John Barrowman and “lay on a bed with him”, a court has heard. The former ‘House of Cards’ star is being sued by the ‘Torchwood’ actor’s old schoolmate, Anthony Rapp, who has accused the disgraced actor of assaulting him at a party in 1986 when he was just 14 … Read more

Conditional use for old Choate Law Firm granted for couple looking to make it bed and breakfast | News

Conditional use of an old law firm on Race Avenue as a single-unit dwelling was granted last week by the Searcy Planning Commission to a couple who eventually want to turn it into a bed and breakfast. A public hearing for the request from Rebecca Brown and her husband, Don, to rezone the old Choate … Read more

Bed Bath & Beyond reportedly taps bankruptcy law firm

Shares of Bed Bath & Beyond tumbled 6% on Monday after the struggling retailer reportedly hired a prominent law firm known for its work in bankruptcy restructurings. The Union, NJ-based home goods chain has hired Kirkland & Ellis and is late on its payments to vendors, leading some to restrict shipments or halt them altogether, … Read more