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 September 15, 2019

MEDICAL 

Legal Examiner
The hospital has been sued four times in the U.S. District and D.C. Superior courts, three of which allege instances of medical malpractice.
 
MD Magazine
It's clear that they're liable to their patients for making a medical malpractice type of mistake. However, it's been argued by amicus briefs on behalf of …
 
Yahoo Finance
CLEVELAND, Sept. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Following a one-and-a-half week jury trial, Nicholas DiCello and Kevin Hulick won a $3.97 million ...
 
Law.com
Pointing to the failure of a medical malpractice plaintiff's expert to address a defense expert's opinions, and to the law on failing to medically discover …
 
ECM Publishers
... in excess of $10 million from the Lakeville Area School District alleging that its school nurse committed medical malpractice causing Aaliyah Bowen, ...
 
Stars and Stripes
NORFOLK, Va. — The federal government has agreed to pay $11.5 million to settle a medical negligence lawsuit by a Virginia couple involving the ...
 

LEGAL

Law.com
A Pennsylvania judge has rejected a legal malpractice lawsuit against a Philadelphia law firm, saying the plaintiff's allegations were little more than …
 
The San Diego Union-Tribune
A San Diego-based Navy SEAL acquitted of murder in a closely-watched war crimes trial this summer filed a lawsuit against two of his former attorneys ...