Boy Injured during Camping Trip gets $47.5 Million Settlement

http://www.sj-r.com/zz/news/20180627/boy-who-lost-leg-during-camping-trip-gets-475-million-settlement

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This case involved multiple defendants whose insurance companies paid out a large sum of money for severe injuries to a young person. The insurance companies took the case to the Appellate Court to try to get it dismissed, and finally settled.

Iowa Doctor Takes on Opioid  Epidemic

http://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/23/health/opioid-addiction-suboxone-treatment.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fhealth&action=click&contentCollection=health&region=rank&module=package&version=highlights&contentPlacement=1&pgtype=sectionfront

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Many injured workers and people seeking Social Security Disability need this type of help.

Colleges and State Laws Are Clamping Down on Fraternities

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/05/education/learning/colleges-fraternities-laws.html?hpw&rref=education&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&module=well-region&region=bottom-well&WT.nav=bottom-well

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One of the functions of the law is shape public policy and behavior. Make hazing a higher risk and more costly and those in charge take notice and clamp down on dangerous and life threatening acts. Continuing to protect stupid behavior will embolden hazers.