National Trending Topics in Professional Liability

Week Ending 9/19/21


 MEDICAL MALPRACTICE

Rochester doctor accused of using own sperm to inseminate female patients in new lawsuit ...

RochesterFirst

The lawsuit alleges medical malpractice against Wortman and several employees at the facility, claiming that Wortman knowingly implanted his own …

 

Five Emerging Concerns for the Health Care Industry as AI & Telehealth Converge - JD Supra

JD Supra

Professional Liability & Malpractice. As AI advances and its capabilities are better leveraged, how will the highly litigious American people respond?

 

Crawford County Memorial Hospital, medical providers sued over negligent care resulting in death

KCAU 9

CRAWFORD, Iowa (KCAU) — Crawford County, Crawford County Memorial Hospital, and multiple care providers are being sued over alleged negligence …

 

Lin Wood Says Veronica Wolski Died of 'Medical Malpractice' Like Herman Cain - Newsweek

Newsweek

While announcing her death in Telegram, Wood accused the hospital of committing the "medical murder" of Wolski for refusing to treat her COVID-19 with …

 

This Doctor Spread False Information About COVID. She Still Kept Her Medical License - NPR

NPR

NPR found that Gold's emergency medicine certification lapsed in ... These boards, with an eye toward medical malpractice, usually respond only to …

 

Austintown woman awarded $75,000 in malpractice suit against Poland doctor - WFMJ.com

WFMJ

A jury has awarded $75,000 to an Austintown woman who filed a malpractice lawsuit against a Valley doctor who was in the news six years ago for a ...

 

Family Stripped of $3 Million in Medical Suit Gets Second Look - Bloomberg Law

Bloomberg Law

... care for a child's future needs because the amount was improperly stripped from a jury's medical malpractice verdict, the First Circuit said.

 

A woman finds out her gynecologist of nine years is actually her biological father too - pennlive.com

pennlive.com

To be exact, the lawsuit alleges medical malpractice as well as lack of informed consent, fraud, negligence, battery, and infliction of emotional …

 

Richard Morrison, ex Notre Dame football player sues school, NCAA - South Bend Tribune

South Bend Tribune

Former Notre Dame player sues school, NCAA for negligence in ... disregarded" information related to the medical dangers of concussions and head ...

 

Sudden Death After ED Visit - Clinical Advisor

Clinical Advisor

The lawsuit charged that Mr J (and his employer, the hospital) were guilty of wrongful death and personal injury based on the PA's negligence.

 


 

LEGAL MALPRACTICE

 

Chester Co. Jury Awards Couple $2M in Legal Mal Suit Over ER's Failure to Treat Stroke - Law.com

Law.com

The plaintiffs alleged that the hospital and its doctors failed to ... “They heard it was hard to win a medical malpractice case in Chester County …

 

When Can Liability Insurers Sue Appointed Underlying Defense Counsel for Malpractice? - JD Supra

JD Supra

Arch advanced various theories against the firm including legal malpractice, subrogation, assignment, third-party beneficiary and breach of contract.

 

Sisters of slain N.Y. firefighter say Motley Rice botched nearly $1 mln payout | Reuters

Reuters

"At no time did defendant explain that defendant was potentially liable to plaintiffs for legal malpractice. Defendant failed to disclose the true …

 

Summary Judgment For Defendant in Legal Malpractice Action Based on No Duty and No Causation

JD Supra

In November 2010, Carlson retained a new law firm ("C&C") to pursue legal malpractice claims against Fish & Collins, and C&C filed a complaint against ..