Each week the ABPLA  provides a summary of news articles of interest to attorneys who practice professional liability and the consumers of legal services. The majority of the stories provided each week will be from various mainstream media outlets around the country.  If you have a news story you think would be of interest please contact the ABPLA.  

 

 PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY IN THE NEWS

 

 


Week ending June 17, 2018

MEDICAL

 

Judge: New trial not needed, CaroMont still owes $511200 for pain and suffering
Gaston Gazette
... Regional Medical Center attorneys to vacate a verdict that found the Gastonia hospital liable for more than $500,000 in medical malpractice claims.

Appeal Filed in Mercy Malpractice Lawsuit, Plaintiff Awarded $12.8 Million
The Missourian
Attorneys for Mercy Hospitals East Communities and Dr. Bryan J. Menges have filed an appeal in the largest malpractice judgment ever handed out by ...
 
Jury awards Hull family $29 million in medical negligence case
Sioux City Journal
Jurors found that Dr. Roy Slice was negligent in his treatment of Carrie DeJongh and that Sioux Center Health was liable for his negligence.
 
Mich. Panel OKs Med Mal Settlement Order's Use Of NDA
Law360
... judge's decision to deny a plaintiff's bid to remove a nondisclosure agreement provision in a court order approving a medical malpractice settlement, ...
 
Global Medical Malpractice Insurance Market 2018 – Chubb (ACE), AIG, Hiscox, Allianz, Tokio ...
Cherry Grrl
The Global Medical Malpractice Insurance Market analysis report evaluates the market demand, supply/demand situation, Medical Malpractice ...

Pa. Justices Urged To Preserve Time Bar In Med Mal Cases
Law360
... Medical Center has urged Pennsylvania's highest court to affirm the constitutionality of a seven-year time bar on certain medical malpractice actions ...
 
Radio Iowa
And if verdicts are capped, then what happens is medical malpractice errors and deaths as a result of medical malpractice and negligence skyrocket,” ...
 
Employee Benefit Adviser
For too long, hospitals and other care providers have been submitting ... on medical supplies and even gross medical negligence by care providers.
LEGAL 
Dov Charney Must Pay Glaser Weil $2.2M After Arbitration
Law360
... Avchen & Shapiro LLP did not commit legal malpractice while representing ousted American Apparel founder Dov Charney, and that Charney must ...
 

Lane Young Recalled as Legal 'Renaissance Man'
Law.com
“The legal malpractice community has lost one of the truest, most loyal ... in defending legal malpracticecases won him many cases and many friends.