Professional Liability in the News

Weekly, the ABPLA provides a summary of articles of interest to attorneys who practice professional liability and the consumers of legal services. The majority of the stories provided each week are be from various mainstream media written in a language that is easy for non-attorneys to understand. 


Week Ending July 7, 2019

MEDICAL

 
Dayton Daily News
“For these reasons, the exhibit should be excluded from the trial of this ... deliberate indifference to a serious medical need and medical negligence.
 
The Chief-Leader
Mr. Shinder agreed to accept the penalties imposed by the Conflicts Board, payment of the full fee he received for his involvement in the malpractice ...
 
New York Daily News
Lassalle, who was legally crossing the road shortly after school finished for the day ... The jury awarded $1 million in damages for medical malpractice.
 
JD Supra (press release)
This change does not apply to wrongful death cases or punitive damages, but it will affect non-economic damages in future medical malpractice cases ...
 
Baltimore Sun
When a pregnant Erica Byrom arrived at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical ... At the time, the $55 million was among the largest medical malpractice ...
Mother Jones
Given their nature, the case has become a national flashpoint for the ... consequences on everything from IVF to tort law to medical malpractice.
 
Baltimore Sun
Medical errors are the nation's third-largest cause of death, and many more people are seriously harmed, according to research done at the Johns.

LEGAL  
Law.com
Panel Justices Tom Sweeny, Dianne Renwick, Troy Webber and Peter Oing wrote that in Karimian's legal malpractice lawsuit against employment ...
 
Indiana Lawyer
The real estate firm, WGT V LLC, or WGT, accuses Krieg DeVault of legal malpractice, negligent conduct and breaching its fiduciary duties. In the suit ...
 
DesMoinesRegister.com
... week that Rieper's conduct fell short of the threshold in Iowa law that permits victims of legal malpracticeto recover "emotional distress damages.".
 
Texas Lawyer
Mahaney & Higgins, which says in legal malpractice cases the statute of ... In the resulting legal malpractice case, the trial court granted summary ...