Source: Hi Jessie! How are you today?
- Jessie Marie Geyer
I have been talking and educating the public, as best I can, about Tort-Reform=MICRA. It has been an uphill battle for me since Nov. 1, 2003. That is the day my daughter Jessie was killed by a doctor named Mark A Slomoff. He is still practicing at John Muir Hospital in the Bay Area. He was saved from losing his job (or worse) because of that ridiculous Law, MICRA. MICRA stands for Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act 1975. It was hidden in insurance legislation. Passed with a BIG LIE about it lowering premiums for doctors so they don’t flee the states. This is horse crap! We have 38 years of data showing how they’ve been the consistent lies uncovered that show this MICRA Act is a horrific nightmare to the public! The insurance industry spends millions and continues to cover up facts like what happened to Jessie – http://www.shellybeenz.com. I am proposing we all look at the wrongful deaths, instruments left inside bodies, overdosing with drugs, (lack of) informed consent and all the other patterns of malpractice and negligence. I know things specifically that can improve this unlevel playing field and loss of our constitutional rights. What was started as Jessie’s Law-Frivolous? has now become the American Medical Civil Rights Act, AMCRA. This is about human rights, it’s about Civil Rights,it is about Constitutional Rights of American citizens.
Some still proclaim there is a medical malpractice crisis, or too many cases being filed. There is a crisis to be sure, and it’s not too many claims being filed, but too few. Most meritorious claims can no longer be filed. The so-called Michigan “malpractice tort reform” of 1994 gave health care providers de facto economic immunity. The question is: was this an unintended consequence, or clever planning? While some may debate the motivation behind this legislation, no one debates the results. Today, Michigan attorneys decline to pursue the vast majority of meritorious cases. The potential recovery, plus the risk, simply does not justify the substantial investment of time and money. When attorneys cannot economically take and pursue meritorious cases, wrongfully injured Michigan citizens are barred from the courts; their rights have been taken away.
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yes this is very true and I am glad to see it being repeated.
Today’s doctors are so overwhelmed by many variety of illnesses that have similar symptoms that they are starting to forget how to be doctors. Unless they ask a relative or someone who knows the patient, misdiagnosis is highly likely. Today I had a big argument with a doctor who is handling one of my family members. He finally (after 2 weeks) called me back. So the first thing he says that the drug Depakote (generic is Valproic acid) is not an MAOI drug–more of what that drug is in a moment. But here is the NIH article stating that in fact “Valproic acid induces monoamine oxidase A via AKT/forkhead box O1 activation.”
For your information, MAOI drugs are of the worst kinds. They are used for psychosis and schizophrenia among other things but this medication type interacts with many other medications in a way that is deadly without exception and…
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Thanks for telling it like it is? I appreciate new information.
One of the things that REALLY pisses me off is seeing a photo of someone giving an injection in the tricep. The arm muscle to give injections into is the deltoid –indicated by the red arrow below. The tricep is just so wrong !
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This should be titled HOW NOT TO GIVE AN INJECTION!