E & O. Legal news and articles for November 29 - 30, 2011

Many Thanks to Our AdvertisersMurray's SentenceAssociate Bonus Watch: Skadden Matches CravathJudicial elections make a …New York Law School Announces Partnership with the Center for Justice and ...A Look Back at 2011Best Lawyers has Named Peter H. Weinberger as the "Cleveland Best Lawyers ...Doctor denies allegationsUtah State Bar presented lifetime service, other awards at Fall ForumMedical ethics code should be a priorityCareer Center Survey: Did You Work on Thanksgiving Day?Medical Malpractice: A Focus on TechnologyMichael Jackson's personal physician sentenced to four years in prisonPrior knowledge exclusion bars coverage for legal malpractice claim where ...Conrad Murray Sentenced to Four Years in Death of Michael Jackson

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My New OrleansNovember 1, 2011

He concentrates his practice in the areas of commercial litigation, including construction; contract; banking; corporate and securities; anti-trust and unfair trade practices; trade secrets; oil and gas; energy and minerals; and legal malpractice. ...more »

Malpractice or Misdiagnosis?
U.S. Politics TodayNovember 2, 2011

Simply being misdiagnosed with something by a healthcare professional is not necessarily grounds for a case of medical malpractice. DALLAS, TX, November 02, 2011 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Simply being misdiagnosed with something by a healthcare ...more »

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Above the LawNovember 30, 2011

That's where First Personal Injury comes in. The British firm has an in-house team of injury claim specialists who handle every kind of accident and injury claim on a no win, no fee basis. Whether you've suffered a minor personal injury or a major ...more »

Murray's Sentence
Michael Jackson World NetworkNovember 30, 2011

This negligence did not simply happen on that one day, but before, during and after the crime. Murray did not look out for Michael, he looked out for Conrad Murray. Mr Walgren next spoke of the restitution required by law, involving monetary amounts ...more »

Associate Bonus Watch: Skadden Matches Cravath
Above the LawNovember 30, 2011

It's no accident First Personal Injury is one of the United Kingdom's leading personal injury law firms. If you're in the UK and have suffered personal injury, whether through an auto accident, medical malpractice or any other cause, get in touch with ...more »

Judicial elections make a …
NeighborNewspapers.comNovember 30, 2011

Every lender, creditor, partner, limited partner, insurer, or anyone else who is interested and makes a payment on behalf of a client can now waive all of the protections under Georgia law and bring a professional malpractice claim. ...more »

New York Law School Announces Partnership with the Center for Justice and ...
PR Web (press release)November 30, 2011

New York Law School's renowned faculty of prolific scholars has built the School's strength in such areas as constitutional law, civil and human rights, labor and employment law, media and information law, urban legal studies, international and ...more »

A Look Back at 2011
PropertyCasualty360November 30, 2011

Charlie Crist in 2010; insurer bad faith law reform, including a right to cure; significant medical malpractice insurance issues; expanded rate deregulation for commercial insurance; flex rating for residential insurance; an insurance fraud package ...more »

Best Lawyers has Named Peter H. Weinberger as the "Cleveland Best Lawyers ...
DigitalJournal.com (press release)November 30, 2011

Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession, has named Peter H. Weinberger as the "Cleveland Best Lawyers Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs Lawyer of the Year" for 2012. CLEVELAND, OH, November 30, ...more »

Doctor denies allegations
Albany Times UnionNovember 30, 2011

According to the state Department of Health, he has settled three malpractice lawsuits, two of which had "below average" payouts. Wilmot said two cases involved injections in which he punctured the lung, causing a collapsed lung. ...more »

Utah State Bar presented lifetime service, other awards at Fall Forum
Deseret NewsNovember 30, 2011

Bert L. Dart, a past president of the Utah State Bar and the Salt Lake County Bar, has also served as chairman of the Utah Legal Services board of trustees and the Utah Supreme Court Professional Conduct Committee. Pamela T. Greenwood served on the ...more »

Medical ethics code should be a priority
Macau Daily TimesNovember 30, 2011

Even though the government is currently focused on drafting a medical malpractice law, the priority for physicians should be to reach a consensus on an ethics code, legal expert Jorge Neto Valente said yesterday. “Regulation should be a concern for all ...more »

Career Center Survey: Did You Work on Thanksgiving Day?
Above the LawNovember 29, 2011

It's no accident First Personal Injury is one of the United Kingdom's leading personal injury law firms. If you're in the UK and have suffered personal injury, whether through an auto accident, medical malpractice or any other cause, get in touch with ...more »

Medical Malpractice: A Focus on Technology
Psychiatric TimesNovember 29, 2011

Dr Rodgers reviews malpractice standards and addresses issues regarding technologies such as email, social networking, and cyber-treatment. Want to join the conversation? If you're a healthcare professional, we'd like to hear your comments. ...more »

Michael Jackson's personal physician sentenced to four years in prison
The Jewish Journal of Greater L.A. (blog)November 29, 2011

In addition to his professional duties, Steinberg reviews malpractice cases for the California Medical Board, an agency that licenses medical doctors. “I always [try] to be fair as possible, to protect the patient and try to protect the doctor. ...more »

Prior knowledge exclusion bars coverage for legal malpractice claim where ...
Lexology (registration)November 29, 2011

A Connecticut Superior Court has granted summary judgment in favor of an insurer, holding that there is no coverage for a legal malpractice claim against an insured pursuant to the policy's prior knowledge exclusion where, prior to the policy period's ...more »

Conrad Murray Sentenced to Four Years in Death of Michael Jackson
International Business TimesNovember 29, 2011

He also made it clear that the case was one of criminal negligence and criminal homicide, not simply medical malpractice. He noted the recklessness and knowledge of risk that distinguished criminal negligence in this case. "His or her act [in criminal ...more »

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