| Oct 29, 2013
| 3:25 PM
You know that game foodies play -- what you eat for your last supper? There might be a new incarnation of that question: What would your first post-incarceration meal be?
We know what Dr. Conrad Murray would say.
After serving two years behind bars,...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 1:43 PM
Larry Flynt wants to stop Missouri from executing the man whose bullet put the publisher of Hustler magazine in a wheelchair for life. Over the weekend, Flynt and the state chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union filed suit to force the state to...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 6:57 PM
Michael Jackson’s mother and three children have filed a motion for a new trial in their wrongful-death case, which ended 2 1/2 months ago when jurors found concert promoter AEG Live not liable for the singer's overdose death.
Much of the...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 4:53 PM
Jurors in the Michael Jackson wrongful-death case sided with AEG Live that the singer's death was a tragedy -- but not one for which the concert promoter was responsible.
After three days of deliberations, the jury unanimously agreed that AEG Live hired...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 10:26 AM
Wilshire Boulevard on the Westside: I wouldn't want to ride my bike there.
Then again, I don't have to. A lot of cyclists don’t have that choice, though.
According to California law, bicyclists have all the rights and responsibilities of motor...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Remember when California mapped earthquake faults throughout the state? The ambitious effort trickled to a stop, with no maps completed from 2004 and 2011, according to records reviewed by The Times. Gasp.
A propofol-free colonoscopy? Some...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 6:22 AM
Michael Jackson's mother may have lost her main chance at holding AEG Live liable for her son’s death after a jury on Wednesday sided with the concert promoter in a widely watched lawsuit, but an attorney for the family said all options remain on...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 5:45 PM
A Los Angeles jury on Wednesday found that concert promoter AEG Live was not liable for the death of Michael Jackson, capping a marathon civil trial that laid bare the troubled singer’s health problems, struggles with drugs and fateful attempt at...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 6:26 PM
A Los Angeles jury on Wednesday found that concert promoter AEG Live was not liable for the death of Michael Jackson, capping a marathon civil trial that laid bare the troubled singer's health problems, struggles with drugs and fateful attempt at a...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 5:26 PM
There is perhaps no better metaphor for the painful relationship between patients and our for-profit healthcare system than the fact that Anthem Blue Cross thinks you don't need anesthesia for a colonoscopy.
It's not "medically necessary," the insurer...
| Oct 22, 2013
Re "Anthem's propofol policy discourages a vital procedure," Column, Oct. 18
David Lazarus is wrong to expect Anthem Blue Cross to cover propofol sedation for all colonoscopies. Many gastroenterologists such as myself perform colonoscopies under...