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Court of Appeals: Medical malpractice suit against Topeka surgeon to proceed - WIBW


The Kansas Court of Appeals has ruled that the sixth case of medical malpractice brought against a Topeka surgeon will proceed.


$2M medical malpractice settlement among those paused as UIHC, physicians potentially ...

The Gazette

UI Physicians may be asked to share more of the financial burden of medical malpractice costs under a potential new agreement.


Feres Doctrine's day off - Daily Journal

Daily Journal

The woman's husband brought an action for medical negligence. A federal trial court dismissed the case under the 


AL Supreme Court delivers highest malpractice award in state history - Yellowhammer News

Yellowhammer News

West has set the record for the highest punitive damages award in Alabama's medical malpractice history. Although a post-judgment order saw the …


Hospital Arguments Rejected In Florida Slip And Fall Case - Tampa Free Press

Tampa Free Press

The appeals court, however, said the case was not about medical negligence and, as a result, the notice requirement did not apply.


State Supreme Court says doctors have limited COVID-era malpractice protections, but ...

Yahoo News

The state Supreme Court has decided that doctors and hospitals were entitled in limited cases to immunity from pandemic-era medical malpractice …


Polsinelli Reaches Settlement in Crypto Legal Malpractice Suit - Bloomberg Law News

Bloomberg Law News

The agent, Sankat Vyas, sued Polsinelli and one of its attorneys for legal malpractice, negligence, and other claims in January 2022.


Technical Difficulties Hinder Plaintiff's Legal Malpractice Claim | Armstrong Teasdale LLP - JDSupra

JD Supra

(collectively, “Defendants”), alleging legal malpractice and other claims. Dailey v. Amirante, 2023 IL App (1st) 211609-U, appeal denied, No. 129541, .