Hospital Survey: Medical Malpractice Claims Drop Slightly

A study of 1,600 U.S. hospitals shows that medical malpractice claims nationwide are decreasing, while the awards in the claims remain stable. Fiercehealthfinance.com reports that hospital insurer Zurich North America concludes that medical malpractice claims are now filed below the rate they were in 2006: today’s rate is 1.96 per occupied bed, while it was 2.8 claims per

United States Army and Navy Assisting with US Citizenship

The path to U.S. citizenship has become much easier for Vermont immigrants currently serving in the United States Army and Navy thanks to recent changes in longstanding policies governing basic training. Specifically, both military branches have now granted recruits access to federal immigration officers during boot camp, meaning they can potentially complete the rather rigorous citizenship process