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Dentons
The end of the year is an ideal time for attorneys to look back on the recent developments in legal malpractice law that may impact their practices for years to come.
Clyde & Co
In a first for the Supreme Court, a litigant in person has asked the court to consider whether the Civil Procedure Rules ("CPR") need amending in order to make them easier for individuals...
Holland & Knight
With its decision in Weaver v. Myers, issued on Nov. 9, 2017, the Florida Supreme Court struck a significant blow to Florida's medical malpractice pre-suit process...
Stites & Harbison PLLC
Do Kentucky patients have a cause of action against a hospital for the negligent credentialing of a non-employee physician who is given staff privileges by the hospital? In March of 2016, the Court of Appeals answered that question in the affirmative, recognizing a new, stand-alone tort and avenue for recovery against Kentucky hospitals.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
We all are familiar with complex medical malpractice lawsuits against hospitals that include claims against the numerous professionals and staff members involved in the treatment of admitted patients.
Clyde & Co
In Yang v. Air China, Case No. 1:14-cv-06482 (N.D. Ill. Sept. 27, 2017), Plaintiff Jiqin Yang sued Air China and Boeing for the wrongful death of his mother...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The Early Alert, which includes a list of suggestions for immediate remedial action to be taken by CMS...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Recently, the California Supreme Court issued an opinion analyzing the nexus a defendant must show between a challenged claim and the defendant's protected activity for the claim to be struck...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The Second District Court of Appeal, Division Five (Los Angeles) recently issued an opinion regarding a claim for breach of fiduciary duty in a legal malpractice case.
Miles & Stockbridge
In a decision handed down on April 27, 2017 in the case of Heneberry v. Pharoan, the Maryland Court of Special Appeals rejected a breach of contract claim against a doctor who failed to completely perform a surgical procedure.
Dentons
The legal profession's system of self-governance relies in part on what is effectively an "honor code" for attorneys.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
The Supreme Court found that the agreement signed by Mrs. Crespo was void and violated public policy because it included statutory terms that only favored the providers.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The Third District Court of Appeal (Sacramento) recently certified for publication an opinion analyzing whether the continued representation tolling of the statute of limitations for legal malpractice...
McLane Middleton, Professional Association
The Seventh Circuit ruled that the family of a woman murdered by her Home Depot supervisor at a family event could proceed against her former employer(s) on a theory of negligent supervision, hiring, and retention.
Reed Smith
Over the years, comedian Adam Carolla has played the "Germany or Florida" game on his various radio and tv programs and podcasts.
Reed Smith
Kentucky –sure, it gets pretty sticky in the summer, and the bluegrass isn't really blue, and Wildcats fans – well, they're a breed of their own.
Reed Smith
A hospital? What is it? It's a big building with patients, but that's not important right now. Airplane, 1980.
Sedgwick LLP
This article analyzes the recent court of appeal decision on the case, Hernandezcueva v. E.F. Brady, Co., Inc., which expands contractors' potential exposure to strict liability claims on California construction projects.
Reed Smith
Like most Americans, we like our doctor. We like doctors in general. We are not looking to start another song battle with our friends over at the Abnormal Use blog...
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
Hospitals are commonly named as defendants in medical malpractice lawsuits for claims arising from alleged injuries within their walls, but what is their exposure to liability for claims that arise from alleged sexual assaults by staff on their premises?
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Dentons
The end of the year is an ideal time for attorneys to look back on the recent developments in legal malpractice law that may impact their practices for years to come.
Clyde & Co
In a first for the Supreme Court, a litigant in person has asked the court to consider whether the Civil Procedure Rules ("CPR") need amending in order to make them easier for individuals...
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
We all are familiar with complex medical malpractice lawsuits against hospitals that include claims against the numerous professionals and staff members involved in the treatment of admitted patients.
Holland & Knight
With its decision in Weaver v. Myers, issued on Nov. 9, 2017, the Florida Supreme Court struck a significant blow to Florida's medical malpractice pre-suit process...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The Second District Court of Appeal, Division Five (Los Angeles) recently issued an opinion regarding a claim for breach of fiduciary duty in a legal malpractice case.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The Third District Court of Appeal (Sacramento) recently certified for publication an opinion analyzing whether the continued representation tolling of the statute of limitations for legal malpractice...
Stites & Harbison PLLC
Do Kentucky patients have a cause of action against a hospital for the negligent credentialing of a non-employee physician who is given staff privileges by the hospital? In March of 2016, the Court of Appeals answered that question in the affirmative, recognizing a new, stand-alone tort and avenue for recovery against Kentucky hospitals.
Dentons
The legal profession's system of self-governance relies in part on what is effectively an "honor code" for attorneys.
Miles & Stockbridge
In a decision handed down on April 27, 2017 in the case of Heneberry v. Pharoan, the Maryland Court of Special Appeals rejected a breach of contract claim against a doctor who failed to completely perform a surgical procedure.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The Early Alert, which includes a list of suggestions for immediate remedial action to be taken by CMS...
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