Professional Malpractice - Other. Legal news and articles for April 19 - 25, 2017

People in the News—April 25, 2017—Raynes McCarty | The Legal ...Top 100 Verdicts 2016: Juries Return Four Billion-Dollar AwardsCOA hears malpractice case involving former Conour associateLegal Mal Suit Reinstated in Case of No-Show ExpertLegal Mal Suit Reinstated in Case of No-Show ExpertLabor and Employment Alert: West Virginia Becomes the 29th State to Permit Medical MarijuanaWas a letter saying 'notify your professional liability carrier' a claim?Take Control of Your Malpractice Case From the StartLet's Call the Whole Thing Off: Why Health-Care Deals DieFort Lauderdale Firm Adds a Name Partner, Drops an Ampersand5 Tips When Facing Malpractice Insurance Nonrenewal5 Tips When Facing Malpractice Insurance Nonrenewal | The ...5 Tips When Facing Malpractice Insurance NonrenewalGovernor expected to approve medical malpractice lawsuits limitsGovernor expected to approve medical malpractice lawsuits limits

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Enforceable and Effective Attorney-Client Agreements
Connecticut Law TribuneApril 5, 2017

On the other hand, if there is only a potential conflict of interest — i.e. the interests of the clients are not currently adverse but could conceivably become so — then the attorney or law firm may be able to represent the clients after full ...more »

Court sides with Pennsylvania lawyer in legal malpractice suit
The Pennsylvania RecordApril 7, 2017

PITTSBURGH - The Superior Court of Pennsylvania has upheld a lower court's decision to dismiss a legal malpractice lawsuit against William S. Schweers Jr. Aldis and Mary Jane Rutyna claimed Schweers failed to help them obtain an expert opinion, which ...more »

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People in the News—April 25, 2017—Raynes McCarty | The Legal ...
The Legal IntelligencerApril 25, 2017

Regina Foley, an attorney at Raynes McCarty, was honored by the Support Center for Child Advocates as a distinguished advocate.more »

Top 100 Verdicts 2016: Juries Return Four Billion-Dollar Awards
Law.com (subscription)April 24, 2017

In fourth, products liability accounted for 16 verdicts. The total, $2.2 billion, represents a significant increase over 2015′s $625.5 million. Coming in fifth were motor-vehicle verdicts, 18 of them, totaling $700 million, down from the previous year ...more »

COA hears malpractice case involving former Conour associate
Indiana LawyerApril 21, 2017

Timothy Devereux, 49A05-1609-CT-02146, with attorney Timothy Devereux, formerly of the Conour Devereux Hammond law firm, representing himself against the legal malpractice claims. The case was brought by Rene DiBendetto, represented by ...more »

Legal Mal Suit Reinstated in Case of No-Show Expert
New Jersey Law JournalApril 21, 2017

Legal Mal Suit Reinstated in Case of No-Show Expert ... A suit against New Jersey plaintiff firm Hoyt & Hoyt—by a former medical malpractice client claiming the handling of an expert witness was botched—is getting another chance. ... "This was not a ...more »

Legal Mal Suit Reinstated in Case of No-Show Expert
New Jersey Law JournalApril 21, 2017

Legal Mal Suit Reinstated in Case of No-Show Expert ... A suit against New Jersey plaintiff firm Hoyt & Hoyt—by a former medical malpractice client claiming the handling of an expert witness was botched—is getting another chance. ... "This was not a ...more »

Labor and Employment Alert: West Virginia Becomes the 29th State to Permit Medical Marijuana
Lexology (registration)April 21, 2017

A person is not permitted to engage in any task under the influence of medical marijuana when doing so would constitute negligence, professional malpractice, or professional misconduct. A patient also may not perform any employment duties at heights or ...more »

Was a letter saying 'notify your professional liability carrier' a claim?
PropertyCasualty360April 21, 2017

In a recent case, a lawyer received a letter from one such client's new attorney warning him that the former client intended to pursue “claims” and that the lawyer should “forward this letter to your carrier of professional liability.” What was the ...more »

Take Control of Your Malpractice Case From the Start
Legal ExaminerApril 20, 2017

Find a lawyer who has experience with medical malpractice claims. It is a good idea to schedule a consultation where you can have your case reviewed. It also provides you with the opportunity to ask questions and learn more about how the case will be ...more »

Let's Call the Whole Thing Off: Why Health-Care Deals Die
Bloomberg BNAApril 20, 2017

Health Law Reporter covers the latest legal developments that influence the health care industry,... By Mary Anne Pazanowski .... Additionally, multiple private lawsuits alleging medical malpractice or the like could be uncovered during due diligence ...more »

Fort Lauderdale Firm Adds a Name Partner, Drops an Ampersand
Daily Business Review (registration)April 19, 2017

Its work includes general insurance defense, first-party property defense, breach of contract disputes, whistleblower actions, professional disciplinary actions, products liability, medical malpractice, employment law matters, and workers' compensation ...more »

5 Tips When Facing Malpractice Insurance Nonrenewal
The RecorderApril 19, 2017

When a legal malpractice insurer decides not to renew a policy, it can cause attorneys to feel panicked and even desperate for options. But in today's market, there is little reason to panic. There are various opportunities for law practices and ...more »

5 Tips When Facing Malpractice Insurance Nonrenewal | The ...
The RecorderApril 19, 2017

Review some suggestions for steps to take when your firm's legal malpractice insurance is not renewed.more »

5 Tips When Facing Malpractice Insurance Nonrenewal
The RecorderApril 19, 2017

When a legal malpractice insurer decides not to renew a policy, it can cause attorneys to feel panicked and even desperate for options. But in today's market, there is little reason to panic. There are various opportunities for law practices and ...more »

Governor expected to approve medical malpractice lawsuits limits
Radio IowaApril 19, 2017

“Based on the information and the statistics that I've received, I do not necessarily believe that the passage of this bill will actually lead to lower medical malpractice premiums,” Wolfe said last week. “….But I've been informed by medical ...more »

Governor expected to approve medical malpractice lawsuits limits
Radio IowaApril 19, 2017

“Based on the information and the statistics that I've received, I do not necessarily believe that the passage of this bill will actually lead to lower medical malpractice premiums,” Wolfe said last week. “….But I've been informed by medical ...more »

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