Professional Malpractice - Other. Legal news and articles for April 18 - 21, 2017

Was 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 DieMich. Court Nixes Doctor's Legal Malpractice SuitFort 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 limitsGibson Dunn Can't Nix DQ In McDermott Malpractice CaseLegal Malpractice Suit Tossed Over 'Nonsense' ArgumentsAs Auditing Evolves, New Litigation Threats EmergeHospitals in constant violation of mandatory labour lawsGuest opinion: Will Congress punish or protect patients?

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Michael George
The National Law ReviewApril 14, 2017

Mike is a trial lawyer whose current practice is focused on medical malpractice, as well as general business and liability litigation. He has represented health care organizations, institutions, and professionals in disputes involving technical and ...more »

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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 »

Mich. Court Nixes Doctor's Legal Malpractice Suit
Law360 (subscription)April 20, 2017

Law360, Los Angeles (April 19, 2017, 9:09 PM EDT) -- A Michigan appeals court on Tuesday tossed a legal malpractice suit alleging a law firm settled a medical malpractice suit filed against a doctor and Michigan State University without the doctor's ...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 »

Gibson Dunn Can't Nix DQ In McDermott Malpractice Case
Law360 (subscription)April 19, 2017

Law360, Los Angeles (April 19, 2017, 12:08 AM EDT) -- Gibson Dunn can't represent McDermott Will & Emery LLP in legal malpractice litigation over allegedly helping one sibling wrest control of $50 million from other heirs to Allergan Inc.'s founder, a ...more »

Legal Malpractice Suit Tossed Over 'Nonsense' Arguments
Law360 (subscription)April 18, 2017

Certified public accountant Justin C. Tolton filed suit in October against Payne & Fears and two current and one former attorney with the law firm. His complaint alleges 11 causes of action, including breach of written contract, professional negligence ...more »

As Auditing Evolves, New Litigation Threats Emerge
Bloomberg BNAApril 18, 2017

As succinctly stated by the Center for Audit Quality in its August 15, 2016 letter commenting on the proposal, “an auditor can be liable under the federal securities law for the statements it makes in the auditor's report, and enhanced auditor ...more »

Hospitals in constant violation of mandatory labour laws
International Law Office (registration)April 18, 2017

Two out of three say that they feel physically and emotionally exhausted. Patients also suffer, as professional malpractice results from overwork. Malpractice stemming from overwork is generally acknowledged, despite there being no reliable data on ...more »

Guest opinion: Will Congress punish or protect patients?
Billings GazetteApril 18, 2017

... that is what would happen without your knowledge or consent. Under H.R.1215, a benevolent-sounding bill titled: “Protecting Access to Care Act of 2017,” and Title V of H.R. 277: “Reforming Medical Liability Law,” patients would surrender even more ...more »

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