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Redaction in Medical Malpractice Litigation

Redaction in Medical Malpractice Litigation

By: CaseGuard

  Redaction refers to editing a document, typically for erasing information. Redaction is often used in medical malpractice litigation to hide the identities of patients who aren't parties to the lawsuit. Materials needing editing generally do not comprise medical reports since these are unique to the patient whose case is in dispute. Instead, documents that require redaction are those that might...

Jul 31, 2020
Vehicle-Related Line-of-Duty Deaths

Vehicle-Related Line-of-Duty Deaths

By: CaseGuard

  Vehicles are Top Cause of Line-of-Duty Deaths Law enforcement officers face many dangers in their duties, many life-threatening situations. The public often hears of officers who lose their lives in shootings or other criminal activities, and our hearts go out to their families. Society has become aware of the overt dangers facing all those who are wearing a badge. Many in the general public...

Jul 30, 2020
How Technology Helps Active Shooter Interventions

How Technology Helps Active Shooter Interventions

By: CaseGuard

  Active Shooter or Shooting Incidence? We use technology in so many ways in society today. Is it possible to use our science to help resolve active shooter situations and save lives? When there is gun violence in our cities, it is often on the evening news. There is a difference when the police are called and whether it is considered an active shooter or a shooting incident.  Law enforcement...

Jul 24, 2020
What’s the Difference between Redaction, Deidentification, and Anonymization?

What’s the Difference between Redaction, Deidentification, and Anonymization?

By: CaseGuard

  Protecting Identifying Data Nearly every company is faced with handling an enormous amount of data on their consumers in order to do business. Currently, there is also a variety of privacy legislation that companies have to follow to maintain and respect their consumer's privacy. There are regulations in place on how to handle personally identifiable information or PII. Two public policies that...

Jul 20, 2020
In Memory of Corrections Officer IV Jackson Pongay

In Memory of Corrections Officer IV Jackson Pongay

By: CaseGuard

  Texas Announces Officer Dies from COVID19 Texas officials announced Sunday, July 19, 2020, that they lost yet another corrections officer to the COVID pandemic. Corrections Officer IV Jackson Pongay, age 54, had served with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) for approximately four years. He had most recently been assigned at the Lychner State Jail, where he most likely contracted...

Jul 19, 2020
In Memory of Deputy Sheriff William Garner

In Memory of Deputy Sheriff William Garner

By: CaseGuard

  Georgia Officials Brief Residents About Loss of Deputy On Sunday, July 19, 2020, Georgia officials announced the death of Deputy Sheriff William Garner, of the Franklin County Sheriff's Office. Deputy Bill Garner was struck and killed by an oncoming vehicle. Garner was at the scene of a single-vehicle crash that occurred roughly before 7:15 pm. He was assisting the occupants in a crash that...

Jul 19, 2020
School Reopenings & Student Privacy

School Reopenings & Student Privacy

By: CaseGuard

  The Pressure to Reopen Amidst Pandemic Parents and educators are alarmed about the pressure to reopen schools during what appears to be the height of an uncontrolled pandemic. Sure, parents do want their children in school, and even the students are so bored from the shutdown and lack of social activity that they too, want to return. We have to question, though, if our society is ready for such...

Jul 15, 2020
In Memory of Director N. Kyle Coleman

In Memory of Director N. Kyle Coleman

By: CaseGuard

  Texas Announces Loss of Senior Law Enforcement Officer On Tuesday, July 14, 2020, Texas officials announced the death of one of their long-term senior law enforcement officers. Director N. Kyle Coleman, who was serving with the Bexar County Fire Marshal's Office, has passed away from complications arising from the coronavirus. He was 69 years old. Before working with the Bexar County Fire...

Jul 14, 2020
In Memory of Police Officer Jonathan Shoop

In Memory of Police Officer Jonathan Shoop

By: CaseGuard

  Washington Officer Dies from Gun Violence Officials were grief-stricken to announce the loss of a new police officer who died due to gun violence. On Monday, July 13, 2020, Police Officer Jonathan Shoop, was shot and killed after making a traffic stop. Shoop, age 32, had joined the Bothell Police Department just one year ago. Around 9:30 p.m., Officer Shoop and another officer attempted to pull...

Jul 13, 2020
In Memory of Border Patrol Agent Enrique J. Rositas, Jr.

In Memory of Border Patrol Agent Enrique J. Rositas, Jr.

By: CaseGuard

  Border Patrol Agent Dies from COVID19 The U.S. Border Control announced the loss of one of their Texas agents to the coronavirus. On Saturday, July 11, 2020, Border Patrol Agent Enrique J. Rositas, Jr., age 53, passed away after a battle with the virus. Agent Rositas had been serving the community and the U.S. as an agent for 22 years. Rositas had been assigned most recently to the McAllen...

Jul 11, 2020

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