Professional Malpractice News and Stories
Medical Malpractice Reform Would Install 'Patient's Compensation System'
Sunshine State NewsDecember 17, 2011
Jackson describes "defensive medicine" as the practice of "ordering medical tests, procedures and consultations of doubtful clinical value to protect against litigation." As the Florida Supreme Court deliberates the legality of the state's $1 million ...more »
Ethicists say 'Admit Fault'; Lawyer responds: 'No Way'
Diagnostic ImagingDecember 1, 2011
On the other is legal thinking, forced into the radiologist's consciousness through the unremitting threat of malpractice suits. Legal argumentation is inherently biased, Berlin explained, purposefully ignoring information contrary to one's own ...more »
PEREZ v. UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI MEDICAL CENTER
Leagle.comDecember 7, 2011
This appeal arises from a medical-malpractice case wherein the Hinds County Circuit Court granted summary judgment in favor of the defendants/appellees, University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMC) and Pharmacy Management Business of Cardinal Health ...more »