Malpractice News and Stories

It is harder to write during the holidays. It is much easier to pass on the work of others.

  • Texas Tort Reform Immunizes ER Docs Against Most Malpractice Claims (well respected malpractice lawyer in DC and Maryland on “willful and wanton” standard for ER doctors in Texas)
  • Hospital Safety Still an Issue: Better Medical Care, Not Tort Reform, is the Answer (article by another Washington DC/Maryland malpractice attorney)
  • Doctor sex misconduct cases monitored in secrecy
  • Be prepared for potential liability when responding to hospital alerts
  • Medical Fraud Investigation : Ex-consultant faces more time (incredible scam that is almost hard to believe)
  • Medical Justice Forges Partnership with to Protect Physicians. I have written that I think Medical Justice is a bad idea as have others.
  • Texas Reforms Undermine Patient’s Rights – Weaken Medical Malpractice Remedies. It is clear: malpractice lawyers do not like the Texas law.
  • Mississippi Man Awarded $500,000 in Medical Malpractice Lawsuit
  • Top 20 Reasons Not to Bring a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit in New York (a look at good and bad reasons to bring a malpractice claim)
  • You’ve Just Won a Large Medical Malpractice Jury Verdict – What Happens Next?. Article underscores the sad reality for victims: getting a verdict in a malpractice case is often just the start of getting a recovery.
  • Diagnostic Errors Often Caused by Systems, Shortcuts – Part 1 (Pittsburgh malpractice lawyer writing about bias and malpractice)