Week Ending 7/20/14
Diplomates in the News:
Fraudulent Concealment Exception to Medical Malpractice Statute of Limitations and Statute of ...
Day On Torts ⋅ John Day
In Robinson v. Baptist Memorial Hospital, No. W2013-01198-COA-R3-CV (July 11, 2014), the court addressed the fraudulent concealment exception ...
Concussion Settlement is Deeply Flawed
Reprint from National Law Journal- Michael Kaplen
An analysis of the proposed National Football League settlement affecting about 20,000 retired players that U.S. District Judge Anita Brody preliminarily approved on July 7 exposes significant flaws. ...
Florida Supreme Court Decision Says That Subsequent Treating Physician Testimony That He ...
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Medical Malpractice: The Tuskegee Medical Experiments on African-Americans
Living Green Magazine
As noted by Alan Bellows at the Damn Interesting blog, the medical community in general had few tools in its arsenal to battle syphilis, a crippling ..
Patient files medical malpractice suit against dentist over allegedly misplaced crown
The Louisiana Record
photo-medical-malpractice NEW ORLEANS – A patient has filed suit against her dentist for allegedly committing medical malpractice in crown work
Sponge left in woman's body leads to medical malpractice suit
Dayton Daily News
Eugenia A. Snowden died 15 months after a surgical team led by a Wright State Physicians doctor left a sponge inside her abdomen, leading to
Suits for nursing-home neglects sound in general negligence rather than medical malpractice, and ...
harvard.edu ⋅ astein
Suits for nursing-home neglects sound in general negligence rather than medical malpractice, and are consequently not subject to damage caps.
Ex-wife of landscaper who received $1 million in medical malpractice case cannot keep the money ...
New York Daily News
An upstate landscaper who won a $3.8 million judgment in a medical malpractice case can keep his money — but his ex-wife who walked out on her ...
Connecticut court affirms pre-gay marriage rights
Twin Falls Times-News
The state Supreme Court issued a 6-0 decision overturning two lower court rulings and allowing a widow to sue a doctor in a medical malpractice case ...
Jury's Note to Judge Dooms Malpractice Defense Verdict
Daily Report (registration)
The Georgia Court of Appeals has reversed a jury verdict that absolved a Henry County hospital and doctor of medical malpractice, finding that the trial ...
Legally Speaking: Dueling defendants in retained foreign object case
MS. COLLINS is an attorney specializing in medical malpractice in Long Beach, California. She welcomes feedback on this column via e-mail to ..
Will Liability Drive Personalized Medicine?
Genetic Engineering News
Medical malpractice lawsuits are a double-edged sword. On the one hand, liability can compensate injured patients and push providers to implement ...
SAVE THE DATE May 14-16, 2015- 36th Annual ABPLA Conference in San Francisco at Hotel Nikko
Harvey Park District sues attorneys over alleged malpractice in labor case
According to the complaint, Harvey Park District did not learn about the alleged legal malpractice until December, when it became too late to mount a ...
ARDC Accuses Lawyer of Forging Pleadings
Chicago Legal Malpractice Lawyer Blog
BEFORE THE HEARING BOARD. This is a copy of a complaint filed by the ARDC against a lawyer. The lawyer was accused of forging his own ...
Study: 2013 Legal Malpractice in Review
Professional Liability Matters
The recent recession contributed to a surge in legal malpractice claims. Feeling the pinch, financially strapped clients sought ways to recoup legal fees ..
California Court Awards Attorneys' Fees in Legal Malpractice Case Based on Rates that Exceeded ...
Plaintiff sued defendants for legal malpractice and breach of fiduciary duty arising out of defendants' representation of plaintiff in a construction defect .
Fourth Department — Legal Malpractice: Lincoln Trust v. Alfred D. Spaziano, et al.
Background: The plaintiffs commenced a legal malpractice action seeking damages arising from the defendant's negligence at the closing of a…