Medical malpractice lawsuit against St. Mary's ends in mistrial
4/18/2017 A multi-million medical malpractice case ended in a mistrial last week when a Palm Beach County jury couldn't agree whether St. Mary's Medical Center was responsible for injuries that left a 65-year-old former Wellington woman in a permanent vegetative ...
Hospital seeks to dismiss medical malpractice suit involving newborn
4/18/2017 A St. Clair County hospital seeks to dismiss a patient's lawsuit alleging her doctor failed to timely intervene when her son showed signs of distress during delivery.
Federal government settles medical malpractice case over veteran's treatment
4/18/2017 The federal government has settled a medical malpractice case filed by the widow of an Army veteran, according to court documents filed Friday in U.S.
Press Release: New Report Details Texas' Tragic Experience with Medical Malpractice Laws
4/18/2017 "In Washington, a debate will soon take place about the rights of patients and the privileges given to physicians, hospitals, other medical providers, and insurers. The proponents of H.R. 1215 are writing checks they can't cash, promising to improve ...
Soft cap on non-economic damages in medical malpractice gets bipartisan support in Iowa House
4/18/2017 DES MOINES - Legislation capping medical malpractice awards that the Iowa Senate approved on a party-line vote fared better Wednesday in the House, where it was approved, 65-32.
Iowa House OKs $250K Limit in Medical Malpractice Lawsuits
4/18/2017 The Iowa House has approved legislation that would cap financial awards in medical malpractice lawsuits except in severe cases.
House panel sympathetic to revamping medical malpractice system
4/18/2017 Successful medical malpractice claims are capped at $500,000 plus lifelong medical expenses. Republican state Rep. Stephen Pugh, of Ponchatoula, pointed out that the $500,000 cap was set in 1974 and hasn't been increased since.
Medical Malpractice Claims Paid on Behalf of Physicians Decrease
4/18/2017 A recent database study conducted at Brigham and Women's Hospital found that the rate of medical malpractice claims paid on behalf of physicians in the United States declined substantially from 1992 to 2014.
Autopsies Can be Helpful in Establishing Medical Malpractice
4/18/2017 To prove that medical malpractice played a role in the death of a loved one, you must first determine the exact cause of death and provide conclusive actions linking the attending specialist to that cause.
Bills stir debate over medical malpractice
4/18/2017 BATON ROUGE -- A pair of bills calling for an increase in the $500,000 cap on economic damages for medical malpractice has prompted lawmakers to consider broader changes in state laws.