A jury has awarded nearly $1.8 million to a Las Vegas man who lived for a decade without knowing that a 57-inch metal wire ran through his body after a surgical error.
As part of the national Stepping Up Initiative, Metropolitan Police Department officials are exploring new approaches to get low-level offenders into treatment instead of keeping them locked up.
Jorge Burgos, who pleaded guilty to three counts of open and gross lewdness, was sentenced Thursday to three years probation and seven days incarceration — one day for each of his victims, the judge said.
The battle over maintaining life support for a 20-year-old Las Vegas woman continues this week in Reno. It focuses on the question of when is a person considered dead.
People practicing medicine without a license most often target the uninsured or those in the country illegally.
Chief District Judge David Barker today denied a request to disqualify the judge assigned to a medical malpractice case against Summerlin Hospital.
A Las Vegas doctor facing nearly a dozen child pornography charges videotaped himself having sex with a sedated, underage girl in his office, according to Metro.
Health Plan of Nevada has reached a confidential settlement with all remaining clients who claimed they contracted hepatitis C at endoscopy clinics owned by Dr. Dipak Desai.
Pfizer will pay Nevada $9.5 million to resolve the state’s claims that Pfizer and Wyeth Pharmaceuticals unlawfully promoted certain postmenopausal hormone therapy medications and misled Nevada consumers and doctors about the safety and effectiveness of those drugs, Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto said Monday.
Las Vegas police say they are investigating two local doctors who may have been involved in a woman’s death.