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  • 2019 MATA Cherry Blossom Trip

    Jun 24, 2019

    On June 19, 2019, Attorney Halstrom attended the annual Cherry Blossom trip with the Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys Board of Governors. This trip provides the opportunity for a delegation of attorneys from Massachusetts to visit the offices of their Senators and Representatives on Capitol Hill to discuss civil justice issues.

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  • Medical errors prevalent and costly, new survey of Massachusetts residents shows – The Boston Globe

    Jun 10, 2019

    A state survey has revealed that 20 percent of Massachusetts residents have recently experienced a medical error, totaling 61,982 errors in a one-year period. The Betsy Lehman Center for Patient Safety estimates that these errors cost $617 million in follow-up care. These numbers do not represent much of an improvement over the past 20 years and closely mirror national statistics. Read more at The Boston Globe

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  • Jan 7, 2019

        by Cheryl Clark, Contributing Writer, MedPage Today     January 02, 2019 The new president of the California Medical Association was expecting to spend New Year's at a wedding in Las Vegas. Instead, David Aizuss, MD, posted on Facebook about his "eye opening" first-hand view of "American medicine at its worst." (The post is visible only to his Facebook friends and he declined MedPage Today's request to elaborate, citing ongoing "medical issues.") In his post, Aizuss said he was rushed by ambulance to a hospital Monday morning. "I spent hours in th

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  • Iowa Supreme Court blocks new waiting period for abortions – The Boston Globe

    May 8, 2017

    Governor Terry Branstad of Iowa signed a new state bill, on Friday, requiring a 72 hour waiting period for abortion procedures. However, less then 2 hours after the bill was signed, the Iowa Supreme Court blocked the new restrictions, allowing women to move forward with previously scheduled abortion procedures. The new bill would also outlaw most 'abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy with no exceptions for rape, incest, or fatal fetal conditions.' http://www.bostonglobe.com/news/nation/2017/05/06/iowa-supreme-court-blocks-new-waiting-period-for-abortions/ASAjT2ujMNbw4eq91WOmiI/story.html#c

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  • 2016-2017 Frederic N. Halstrom Boston College Law School Scholar

    Apr 17, 2017

                                  A message from Timothy V. Malley   Dear Mr. Halstrom, I have worked in government since I was 18 years old. I eventually became frustrated with the relendess politicking it entailed, and decided that I wanted to further my education so that I would be capable of working to further government and society without getting bogged down by partisanship. I ultimately chose BC over Columbia, UPenn and UCL primarily due to the fact that

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  • Medical Translators in High Demand

    Apr 10, 2017

    People traveling to Boston for their healthcare, from other countries are driving the great need for medical translators and multilingual employees. 'Between 2010-2015, the number of online job postings targeting bilingual workers more than doubled nationwide rising 162%, according to a new report by New American Economy, a coalition of mayors and business leaders that supports immigration reform', according to The Boston Globe. The languages seeing the biggest rise in demand: Chinese, Spanish, and Arabic. In Massachusetts, online job listings for bilingual workers increased by 160% betw

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  • Individuals with Autism at Substantially Heightened Risk for Injury and Death

    Apr 10, 2017

    Halstrom Law Offices handles cases with improper prenatal counseling and genetically disabled children. Children with autism have 160 times greater chance of drowning. Teach a child with autism to swim as early/young as possible. https://www.mailman.columbia.edu/public-health-now/news/individuals-autism-substantially-heightened-risk-injury-death  

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  • The Frederic N. Halstrom Boston College Law School Scholarship Fund

    Mar 22, 2017

    The Fund was established in 2010 by the gift of alumnus Frederic N. Halstrom, Esq. '70. This gift will endow in perpetuity a scholarship, the income of which provides scholarship assistance for a BC Law School student. When selecting a recipient, preference is given to students selected by the Dean of the Law School, who have demonstrated either financial need or academic merit and who are participants in the Law School's Moot Court Competition.

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  • Attorney Halstrom’s son receives top PSAT score at St. John’s Prep

    Mar 13, 2017

    Attorney Frederic Halstrom's son, Mikhail Strelnikov received the top PSAT score at St. John's Preparatory School in Danvers, - 1510! Mikhail, photographed third from the left along with Headmaster, Dr. Edward Hardiman and Principal/Associate Head of School, Dr. Keith Crowley. 

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  • The Frederic N. Halstrom Boston College Law School Scholarship Fund 2016-2017 Academic Year

    Feb 27, 2017

    [caption id="attachment_776" align="alignleft" width="225"] The Frederic N. Halstrom Boston College Law School Scholarship Fund[/caption]

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