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MEDICAL MALPRACTICE

 


Mondaq
United States: Texas Supreme Court Clarifies When To Use But-For Causation Test In Medical Malpractice Case. 17 May 2022.
RadarOnline
Real Housewives of Miami star Lisa Hochstein's estranged husband/plastic surgeon Leonard was hit with a lawsuit accusing him of medical negligence …
The Indiana Lawyer
Their medical malpractice suit is currently before a medical review panel, which has yet to issue a decision, according to the appellate court.
HealthLeaders Media
Needleman says research suggests that state adoption of caps on noneconomic damages in medical malpractice lawsuits is associated with higher …
Bloomberg Law
... that contained a known allergen because she didn't comply with the state's special medical malpractice pleading rules, a state appeals court said.
Medpage Today
The result of this "criminal medical malpractice" left the patient brain-dead before the error was discovered. The case was particularly fraught …
WLRN
The program was created by the Legislature in 1988 amid concerns about high costs of medical malpractice insurance for obstetricians.J
Star Tribune
The jury reached its verdict Monday in favor of the medical malpractice suit brought in 2019 by 25-year-old Anuj Thapa against St. Cloud ..
Pensacola News Journal
A doctor and Ascension Sacred Heart Hospital lost a medical malpractice lawsuit this week and have been ordered to pay approximately $7.6 million …




 

LEGAL MALPRACTICE

 

llinois Court of Appeals Reinstates Legal Malpractice Claim | Novack and Macey LLP - JDSupra

JD Supra
Build a custom email digest by following topics, people, and firms published on JD Supra. · Illinois Court of Appeals Reinstates Legal Malpractice ...

Polsinelli Must Face Legal Malpractice Suit Over Old Crypto Club - Bloomberg Law

Bloomberg Law
Polsinelli PC failed to convince a federal judge in Florida to throw out Wednesday a legal malpractice suit alleging the firm didn't do sufficient …

Literally Taking the Case - Lexology

Lexology
... Illinois generally does not permit the assignment of legal malpractice claims or personal-injury claims. Statutory claims based upon penal ...

 

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Texas Supreme Court Clarifies When To Use But-For Causation Test In Medical Malpractice Case

Mondaq

United States: Texas Supreme Court Clarifies When To Use But-For Causation Test In Medical Malpractice Case. 17 May 2022.


 RHOM Star Lisa Hochstein's Husband Sued For Medical Negligence Days Before Split

RadarOnline

Real Housewives of Miami star Lisa Hochstein's estranged husband/plastic surgeon Leonard was hit with a lawsuit accusing him of medical negligence …


Parents fail to sway COA in medical malpractice case over infant son's death - The Indiana Lawyer

The Indiana Lawyer

Their medical malpractice suit is currently before a medical review panel, which has yet to issue a decision, according to the appellate court.


CA's Malpractice Cap Associated with 16% More Adverse Events | HealthLeaders Media

HealthLeaders Media

Needleman says research suggests that state adoption of caps on noneconomic damages in medical malpractice lawsuits is associated with higher …


Allergic Patient's Suit Against Hospital Potentially Barred - Bloomberg Law

Bloomberg Law

... that contained a known allergen because she didn't comply with the state's special medical malpractice pleading rules, a state appeals court said.


The Chilling Effect of the RaDonda Vaught Prosecution | MedPage Today

Medpage Today

The result of this "criminal medical malpractice" left the patient brain-dead before the error was discovered. The case was particularly fraught …


Florida neurological injury fund fights ruling of appeals court panel | WLRN

WLRN

The program was created by the Legislature in 1988 amid concerns about high costs of medical malpractice insurance for obstetricians.J


Jury awards $111M to college student after care from St. Cloud Orthopedics left his ... - Star Tribune

Star Tribune

The jury reached its verdict Monday in favor of the medical malpractice suit brought in 2019 by 25-year-old Anuj Thapa against St. Cloud ..


Former Pensacola firefighter awarded $7.6 M after misdiagnosis cost him part of his leg

Pensacola News Journal

A doctor and Ascension Sacred Heart Hospital lost a medical malpractice lawsuit this week and have been ordered to pay approximately $7.6 million …





LEGAL MALPRACTICE

llinois Court of Appeals Reinstates Legal Malpractice Claim | Novack and Macey LLP - JDSupra

JD Supra

Build a custom email digest by following topics, people, and firms published on JD Supra. · Illinois Court of Appeals Reinstates Legal Malpractice ...


Polsinelli Must Face Legal Malpractice Suit Over Old Crypto Club - Bloomberg Law

Bloomberg Law

Polsinelli PC failed to convince a federal judge in Florida to throw out Wednesday a legal malpractice suit alleging the firm didn't do sufficient …


Literally Taking the Case - Lexology

Lexology

... Illinois generally does not permit the assignment of legal malpractice claims30 or personal-injury claims.31 Statutory claims based upon penal ...