School Shootings and Security

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2018/08/20/santa-fe-high-texas-school-shooting-back-school/1030660002/

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Schools may be sued for failure to provide adequate security. Issues include compliance with policies and what is considered to be standard safety measures. Expect to see more lawsuits for failure to protect students in shootings.

University of Maryland Admits Fault in Player Death

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/14/sports/maryland-football-dj-durkin.html?module=WatchingPortal&region=c-column-middle-span-region&pgType=Homepage&action=click&mediaId=thumb_square&state=standard&contentPlacement=12&version=internal&contentCollection=www.nytimes.com&contentId=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.nytimes.com%2F2018%2F08%2F14%2Fsports%2Fmaryland-football-dj-durkin.html&eventName=Watching-article-click

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Does not happen often that a University or company will admit liability so soon. The only question at this point are the damages owed the family.

After Doctors Cut Their Opioids, Patients turn to risky treatment for Pain

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/31/health/opioids-spinal-injections.html?hpw&rref=health&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&module=well-region&region=bottom-well&WT.nav=bottom-well

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There are many problems that are happening as a result of the opioid crisis. How to address the chronic pain will be a large pressure point for patients and the medical profession.