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INVESTIGATES: Medical malpractice lawsuits - Action News Jax

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California Doctor Sues Over State Malpractice Reporting Process - Health - Law Street Media

Law Street Media

... physicians for medical malpractice to private institutions, such as hospitals, without an element of state due process in the court systems.


Understanding 'Captain of the Ship' | Physician's Weekly

Physician's Weekly

... the ship” is one of the most misunderstood in medical malpractice law. ... Vicarious liability can then attach to the operating doctor for the …


Plaintiff Barred from Adding Medical Malpractice Claim to Ethicon Hernia Patch Action - HarrisMartin


... liability — medical malpractice — against a new party, with its attendant procedural requirement of referral to the Massachusetts Superior …


EP407 - Anatomy of a $10MM Verdict Part Two - Legal Talk Network

Legal Talk Network

Tune in to hear about witness prep, damages, & the defense tactics that ... of a $10 million dollar medical malpractice verdict for our client, …


What is consent to treatment? - Medical News Today

Medical News Today

Medical malpractice refers to professional negligence by a health care provider that leads to substandard treatment, resulting in injury to a patient.


Women sue Yale over fentanyl switch-up at fertility clinic - The Washington Post

The Washington Post

The lawsuit includes civil allegations of medical assault and battery and medical malpractice. It says hundreds of patients potentially were ...


Doc Says State -- Not Hospital -- Should Determine Right to Practice - Medscape


According to the complaint, the medical center decided in 2008 not to renew ... had never had a malpractice claim filed against him by a patient.


Seventh Circuit Holds that State Court Limit on Medical Expert Testimony Does Not Apply to ...

JD Supra

Indeed, the court understood Illinois law on medical malpractice as promoting a singular and simple substantive norm: “medical care conforming with ...


Hospital executive says COVID-19 liability protections need to be extended - Florida Politics

Florida Politics

The men and women of health care need to be protected indefinitely ... need continued protection from medical malpractice lawsuits “unless the …


During Pandemic, Malpractice Cases Drop Slightly: Survey - Medscape


With fewer people undergoing medical procedures during the pandemic, the number of physicians who reported being involved in a lawsuit — either …


Jury Finds for Defense in Med-Mal Trial Over Teen's Death Shortly After ER Visit | Daily Report

4 minute read. Medical Malpractice ... After a 2½-week trial, a Cobb County jury found no negligence by the treating physician assistant.





A Pro-se Adrift in Very Challenging Seas | New York Attorney Malpractice Blog

New York Attorney Malpractice Blog - Andrew Lavoott Bluestone

We believe that a legal malpractice case based upon a medical malpractice underlying case may be amongst the most technically and procedurally challenging litigations that...