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Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
Not so long ago, a pharmacist's main role was limited to filling a prescription with the prescribed medication, dose and amount.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
A 2017 Medscape survey indicated that over half of responding doctors had been sued for malpractice. The number one reason?
Dentons
The FAA governs requests for arbitration and, on its face, is supreme to state law on the issue.
Carlton Fields
In a November 16, 2017 ruling, a California appellate court affirmed a summary judgment ruling in favor of several financial advisors ...
Holland & Knight
Mrs. Skounakis died of a coronary artery occlusion after being prescribed an unusual combination of drugs (phendimetrazine and liothyronine) by Dr. Sotillo for weight loss.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Seasoned trial attorney Alecia Walters-Hinds has secured her first defense verdict of 2018 in Bronx County after a jury cleared our ambulette company client of wrongdoing or negligence in suit...
Arnold & Porter
The AMA released three new trend reports demonstrating the high frequency and cost burden of medical liability claims.
Mayer Brown
Gomez thus can be cited alongside the many other decisions implementing this default limit.
Dentons
Unlike some other torts, the class of plaintiffs who can bring legal malpractice claims against attorneys is fairly limited.
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.
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Dickinson Wright PLLC
A 2017 Medscape survey indicated that over half of responding doctors had been sued for malpractice. The number one reason?
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
Not so long ago, a pharmacist's main role was limited to filling a prescription with the prescribed medication, dose and amount.
Dentons
The FAA governs requests for arbitration and, on its face, is supreme to state law on the issue.
Mayer Brown
Gomez thus can be cited alongside the many other decisions implementing this default limit.
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...
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.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
Seasoned trial attorney Alecia Walters-Hinds has secured her first defense verdict of 2018 in Bronx County after a jury cleared our ambulette company client of wrongdoing or negligence in suit...
Dentons
Unlike some other torts, the class of plaintiffs who can bring legal malpractice claims against attorneys is fairly limited.
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.
Arnold & Porter
The AMA released three new trend reports demonstrating the high frequency and cost burden of medical liability claims.
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