Professional Malpractice - Other. Legal news and articles for April 6 - 10, 2017

Plaintiffs Bar Perspective: Stephen RosenthalApplications of the Statute of Repose in Medical Malpractice CasesApplications of the Statute of Repose in Medical Malpractice CasesLaw Firm Litigation That Quietly Went Away in 2016Groups Praise Dismissal of Lawsuit to Undermine Vermont Patient End-of-Life LawArticle 257 of the UAE Penal Code: a law of unintended consequences for arbitration, April 2017E. Drew Britcher Named to the Ten Year Top List in New JerseyScholes v. Lambirth Trucking CompanyScholes v. Lambirth Trucking CompanyAmber M. MooreSLAPP UpdateCourt sides with Pennsylvania lawyer in legal malpractice suitService chiefs paint dire picture of military branchesEx-Marion County Prosecutor Brizzi suspended for misconductPennsylvania Courts Discuss Documents Shielded by Peer Review Protection Act

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Scholes v. Lambirth Trucking Company
The RecorderApril 7, 2017

The court found, because there was a single litigation matter in which the law firm had represented the plaintiffs, the firm was put on notice that the professional negligence claim was based on its representation of the plaintiffs "and of the need to ...more »

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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Plaintiffs Bar Perspective: Stephen Rosenthal
Law360 (subscription)April 10, 2017

Law360, New York (April 10, 2017, 1:46 PM EDT) -- Stephen F. Rosenthal is a partner at Podhurst Orseck PA in Miami focusing on complex litigation and appeals. His practice spans class actions, personal injury, aviation accidents, complex commercial ...more »

Applications of the Statute of Repose in Medical Malpractice Cases
The Legal IntelligencerApril 10, 2017

Banka, a Superior Court decision rendered in January 2017, the plaintiff tried to creatively circumvent the statute of repose by alleging that a doctor's unnecessary recommendation of stents and alleged coverup was not a medical professional negligence ...more »

Applications of the Statute of Repose in Medical Malpractice Cases
The Legal IntelligencerApril 10, 2017

Banka, a Superior Court decision rendered in January 2017, the plaintiff tried to creatively circumvent the statute of repose by alleging that a doctor's unnecessary recommendation of stents and alleged coverup was not a medical professional negligence ...more »

Law Firm Litigation That Quietly Went Away in 2016
The American LawyerApril 10, 2017

Large firms frequently file suit—or get sued—in all sorts of litigation, such as legal malpractice claims, bill arguments with ex-clients, partnership disputes and claims by ex-employees. While the suits make headlines at the time they are filed ...more »

Groups Praise Dismissal of Lawsuit to Undermine Vermont Patient End-of-Life Law
vtdigger.orgApril 10, 2017

(Rutland, VT – April 6, 2017) Compassion & Choices and Patient Choices Vermont praised a federal judge's ruling to dismiss a lawsuit brought by religious groups seeking to undermine Vermont's Patient Choice at End of Life Act (a/k/a Act 39). The law ...more »

Article 257 of the UAE Penal Code: a law of unintended consequences for arbitration, April 2017
Lexology (registration)April 10, 2017

Since their appearance last year, the amendments to Article 257 of the UAE Penal Code have caused alarm amongst arbitration professionals working in the UAE. We take a fresh look at the potential implications of Article 257; what it means for parties, ...more »

E. Drew Britcher Named to the Ten Year Top List in New Jersey
Parsippany FocusApril 8, 2017

He has also served as past-president of the New Jersey Association for Justice, where he currently chairs its Amicus and Medical Malpractice Committees and has done so for over a decade. Britcher was a founding member of the Board of Trial Lawyers Care ...more »

Scholes v. Lambirth Trucking Company
The RecorderApril 7, 2017

The court found, because there was a single litigation matter in which the law firm had represented the plaintiffs, the firm was put on notice that the professional negligence claim was based on its representation of the plaintiffs "and of the need to ...more »

Scholes v. Lambirth Trucking Company
The RecorderApril 7, 2017

The court found, because there was a single litigation matter in which the law firm had represented the plaintiffs, the firm was put on notice that the professional negligence claim was based on its representation of the plaintiffs "and of the need to ...more »

Amber M. Moore
The National Law ReviewApril 7, 2017

Amber Moore practices in the areas of energy and general litigation. Ms. Moore has experience in defending clients in land use, professional liability, medical malpractice, and construction litigation matters. She has also assisted clients with ...more »

SLAPP Update
California LawyerApril 7, 2017

There is an ongoing split among the California courts of appeal as to whether the anti-SLAPP statute applies to suits claiming legal malpractice and professional misconduct, although recent cases have leaned towards the statute not being applicable.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 »

Service chiefs paint dire picture of military branches
Times Record NewsApril 6, 2017

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. David Goldfein testifies before the House Armed Services Committee April 5, 2017, in Washington, D.C., on the impacts of operating the service under a year-long continuing resolution. Goldfein testified with his service ...more »

Ex-Marion County Prosecutor Brizzi suspended for misconduct
Indianapolis Business JournalApril 6, 2017

Former Marion County Prosecutor Carl Brizzi has been suspended from the practice of law in Indiana for 30 days after the Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission found he violated prohibitions against representing a client in a case in which he ...more »

Pennsylvania Courts Discuss Documents Shielded by Peer Review Protection Act
The National Law ReviewApril 6, 2017

Judge Nealon reviewed extensive case law, including a trilogy of rulings in 2005 by the Superior Court addressing discovery for credentials files of physicians. The Troescher case involved credentialing materials that were prepared by ... Hence, Judge ...more »

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