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Defense verdict reached in suit against emergency physician | Virginia Lawyers Weekly

Virginia Lawyers Weekly

Type of action: Medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Wrongful death Court: Newport News Circuit Court Case no.: CL 18-775T-01 Tried before: Jury …

Jury awards $880k to the family of Ronald Nielson | WSYX - ABC 6


... a patient who became paralyzed and later passed away has been awarded $880k in compensatory damages following a case of medical malpractice.

Jurors return defense verdict in crash suit; Plaintiff attorneys previously complained of jury bias

Madison - St. Clair Record

BENTON – Jurors at a highway crash trial in U. S. district court needed only 48 minutes to reach a verdict against plaintiff Teresa Neville of …


Can a Physician Be Sued for Negligence by a Patient He Never Met? -

The patient died a week later. The patient's widow, individually and as administrator of his estate, sued Dr M and the hospital for medical negligence …


Hospital 'Black Boxes' Put Surgical Practices Under the Microscope - WSJ

The Wall Street Journal

... is set up to anonymize all data, it is extremely unlikely that data from the system could be used in cases of medical malpractice, he says…

JD Supra
Planners can breathe easier after a recent appellate ruling. The court clarified the limits on legal malpractice claims brought by nonclients. In …
Bloomberg Law News
... Intelligence and Supply Chain Hacks,” a program held March 9 at Hinshaw's Legal Malpractice and Risk Management Conference in Chicago.
When lawyers give bad advice, you can file a legal malpractice claim. Sounds easy, cheap and within the reach of someone who just got corn-holed by …
Anchorage Daily News
Has legal malpractice been rampant in California and Wisconsin because there are attorneys who practice in those jurisdictions who have not passed ...