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They "hypothesized that there are identifiable patient comorbidities and behaviors as well as prescriber clinical practices associated with patient injury that may result in a malpractice claim."4. Each file reviewed contained information regarding patient demographics, medical comorbidities, the event ...
Law360, New York (December 11, 2017, 6:25 PM EST) -- A former Martin Clearwater & Bell LLP medical malpractice attorney has joined Dorf & Nelson LLP as a partner and will head its medical malpractice defense group in New York, the firm announced Monday. John Lyddane told Law360 that he decided to make the ...

Muscogee County State Court jury reached a $26 million verdict Monday morning against St. Francis hospital and one of its physicians in a medical malpractice suit ... Williams and her husband, who died in 2015, filed suit against St. Francis and multiple doctors, nurses and physician assistants in 2014.
St. Francis is now responsible for paying Williams $26 million dollars in this medical malpractice case. "Sandy is now blind, she's restricted to wheelchair, she's got very little function in her legs, she has a hard time grasping with her hands," says Attorney Lloyd Bell, Law Offices of Andrew C. Dodgen.
One of the factors contributing to the declining number of doctors in South Africa is the prohibitive cost of monthly medical professional indemnity (PI) premiums. The issue around premium costs is a very real consideration for doctors currently in practice and those looking to start a career in medicine.
The malpractice cases stretch back to 1997, just months after Dr. Schneider received his medical license in Montana. Lawsuits and ... In 2014, the Wyoming Board of Medicine revoked Schneider's license following a wrongful death suit filed by the family of one of his former patients. In that case from 2011, ...

In a search of three legal databases, the researchers identified 48 malpractice cases involving "incidental durotomy" during spinal surgery. Incidental durotomy refers to ... Most cases -- about 56 percent -- resulted in a verdict in favor of the physician or surgeon (defendant). That included more than 80 ...
However, under federal law, the VA cannot hire physicians whose licenses have been revoked by a state medical board even if they hold an active ... One such physician, John H. Schneider, MD, was hired at a VA hospital in Iowa City, Iowa, earlier this year despite racking up more than a dozen malpractice ...
Also, consider this: A study by the American Medical Association found that, "An average of 95 [malpractice] claims were filed for every 100 physicians, almost one per physician, and more than 20 percent of physicians were sued two or more times." We are a litigious society and we as a society have an ...
Florida voters next year could be asked to once again dive into a never-ending tug-of-war over medical malpractice lawsuits. ... Amendment 7, which gave patients a right to adverse medical-incident reports, and Amendment 8, which prohibited physicians who have been found to have committed three or ...
TALLAHASSEE -- Florida voters next year could be asked to once again dive into a never-ending tug-of-war over medical malpractice lawsuits. ... Amendment 7, which gave patients a right to adverse medical-incident reports, and Amendment 8, which prohibited physicians who have been found to have ...
Pennsylvania lost round one in the legal battle against a medical malpractice insurer. A federal judge temporarily blocked its financial demand ...
... a pulmonary embolism 50 days after undergoing leg surgery at Elmhurst hospital received a $3 million verdict in a medical malpractice case ...
A Monroe County jury awarded the estate of a deceased patient $1 million in a medical malpractice suit against Whitestone Care Center in ...
Medication Delay Leads to $15.9M medical malpractice Verdict ... an outside private consulting physician and thus not an agent of the hospital.
medical malpractice Defense columnists John L.A. Lyddane and Barbara D. Goldberg write: The importance of the defendants' physical ...

The newspaper reported that Dr. Pachavit Kasemsap faced payouts of nearly $3 million in five medical malpractice lawsuits over five years.
Dr. Pachavit Kasemsap faced payouts of nearly $3 million in five medical malpractice lawsuits over five years. Patients accused him of slicing ...
Under Florida law, prior to filing a medical malpractice lawsuit, a claimant ... treating physician without the claimant or his or her attorney present. ... ex parte interviews of treating physicians in medical malpractice cases arose ...
$12 Million Awarded to Tucson woman in Malpractice Case ... Yet, we believe these physicians acted in good faith and with sound medical judgment ... and allergies is paramount to an emergency physician's ability to deliver ...
The budget, which relies heavily on one-time cash infusions, is facing a $200 million lawsuit in federal court. A state-created medical ...
Law360, New York (November 13, 2017, 2:09 PM EST) -- A Tennessee appellate court has ruled that a hospital can be held responsible for the conduct of a ...
The plaintiff, Emma Gayle Weaver, contemplated filing a medical-malpractice lawsuit against physician Stephen Myers but was concerned ...
A Brooklyn jury in a medical malpractice case awarded more than $26 million to a 7-year-old girl who was born deaf and who suffers from other ...
The FINANCIAL -- Zurich insurance Group (Zurich) on November 7 announced that its subsidiary Zurich Insurance plc has entered into an ...
In an unpublished opinion decided Oct. 24, the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled that a state law aimed at curtailing the filing of medical ...
Tucson - A Tucson woman in a vegetative state was awarded $12 million dollars by a jury in a medical malpractice lawsuit. The verdict ...
It is also the largest medical malpractice verdict in Pima County since at least ... University Medical Center Corp. and the UA College of Medicine. ... "We believe these physicians acted in good faith with sound medical judgment based on ... 13, her lawyers say, Tripp's primary care physician told her that her ...
medical malpractice has long been a highly contentious legal and ... of adverse medical-incident reports; prevented physicians from being ... and a physician, touching off the years-long battle about providing medical records.
Any law firm that has tried a medical malpractice case has faced the hard truth that obtaining a complete and accurate copy of your client's ...
The law limiting medical malpractice lawsuits took effect June 29 and had been sought for years by nursing home officials, physicians, hospitals and others ... Ralph Alvarado, a Winchester Republican who is a physician and ...
Disciplining Florida doctors for malpractice isn't simple procedure | Opinion ... outset, that the Broward County Medical Association -- and the Florida and ... Regretfully, medicine/surgery is an imperfect science and ... It is often difficult to ascertain whether these complications arose as a result of physician ...
One compels malpractice plaintiffs to have a medical expert certify before they ... a physician's assistant didn't size up her risk factors for suffering an ... But like the physicians before her, she allegedly didn't order tests to look ...
... was forced to attend her prom in a wheelchair has been awarded a $1.2 million by a jury in her medical malpractice lawsuit, her lawyer said.
In an unpublished opinion decided Oct. 24, the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled that a state law aimed at curtailing the filing of medical ...
The conundrum for physicians is how they can express their humanity in this ... Specifically, with a physician in a medical malpractice case, ...
Last month, a Boston Globe news story surfaced yet another instance of malpractice that occurred at the Bedford Massachusetts VA Medical ...
Law360, New York (October 25, 2017, 2:03 PM EDT) -- A Fifth Circuit panel affirmed Tuesday the dismissal of a medical malpractice suit brought by the spouse ...
Oklahoma City (AP) -- The Oklahoma Supreme Court says a state law designed to deter the filing of frivolous medical malpractice lawsuits ...
Last week Sameera Bibi's case came to our attention. The woman who gave birth on a barren street as she was refused entry to a hospital by ...
A medical malpractice suit against Emory University hospital (EUH) and three Emory doctors has been dismissed after the plaintiff, Lacrystal ...
Eugene woman files $6 million medical malpractice suit against local physician ... Candace Thorsted alleges in the malpractice suit that Dr. Charles K. ... in Eugene, and McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center in Springfield. ... at the University of Illinois at Chicago and the College of Medicine at Chicago.
After Report Shows VA's Failure to Disclose medical malpractice at Togus, Rep. ... As a physician, I find this deeply troubling, and I thank Reps.
A Baltimore County jury has awarded nearly $596,000 to the family of a Mt. Airy man who died of colon cancer after his doctor failed to ...
Lindsay said he knew the jury award was the largest malpractice award in Kanawha County since 2003, when lawmakers approved the caps ...
... County District Court alleging medical malpractice by an Omaha doctor and his ... of medicine and more particularly the practice of plastic surgery." ... by the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery, physicians must complete a ...
In late 1999, the Institute of Medicine came out with its To Err is Human report ... The total number of claims paid on behalf of physicians--Public citizen's ... Source: Public Citizen, the medical malpractice Scapegoat, Feb. ... National medical malpractice legislation has long been a goal of many physician ...
DHMC Settles medical malpractice Suit ... The Tillotsons allege that two D-H physicians' review of their son's kidney ultrasound in May 2014 ...
Here are some other high-profile medical malpractice cases in ... OB-GYN medical malpractice insurance has dramatically increased over the ...


 

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