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Lawyer fails in bid to compel insurer to retroactvely provide malpractice coverageHow Far Will the Law Go in Extending a Physician's Duty to Warn Patients?Technical to a T: Explaining Audit Malpractice to Triers of FactTechnical to a T: Explaining Audit Malpractice to Triers of FactHow Far Will the Law Go in Extending a Physician's Duty to Warn Patients?NYC, Citibike Settle With Brain-Injured Cyclist in Run-Up to Trial ...Steps for Limiting Liability as Local CounselMedical Malpractice - Singapore Court Adopts New Standard Of Care Test11th District: Legal malpractice was 'obvious' in false marriage case11th District: Legal malpractice was 'obvious' in false marriage casePeople on the Move 5/21/2017NJ Lawyer Fails in Bid to Require Insurer to Retroactively Provide Malpractice CoverageLegal Mal Suit Against Foreclosure Lawyers ProceedsThree Considerations of Document ProposalKaren Weekly put law career on hold to coach Tennessee softball

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New state law bans conversion therapy
Milford MirrorMay 11, 2017

... professional from engaging in conversion therapy with a person under the age of 18 in Connecticut. During discussion on the Senate floor Wednesday, legislators asked a number of questions about the bill, including whether current malpractice laws ...more »

Branstad signs into law medical malpractice reforms
DesMoinesRegister.comMay 5, 2017

Gov. Terry Branstad signed legislation Friday intended to limit medical malpractice lawsuits and make Iowa more competitive in attracting physicians and other medical professionals. "I'm proud to say we train some of the best and brightest doctors and ...more »

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Lawyer fails in bid to compel insurer to retroactvely provide malpractice coverage
PropertyCasualty360May 23, 2017

The 2012 policy contained no reference to lawyer's professional liability coverage. The 2011 and 2012 polices provided coverage for commercial general liability and business personal property only. Sicari apparently did not file a renewal application ...more »

How Far Will the Law Go in Extending a Physician's Duty to Warn Patients?
New York Law Journal (registration)May 23, 2017

The courts have considered several product liability cases against the manufacturer of a medical device and have found that the manufacturer satisfies its duty to warn of potential adverse effects when it adequately warns medical professionals who use ...more »

Technical to a T: Explaining Audit Malpractice to Triers of Fact
New York Law Journal (registration)May 23, 2017

Armed with an understanding of GAAS and how they are applied in practice, attorneys can focus their strategy on elements of audit malpractice claims that will ring true with judges and juries. ... Due Professional Care and Professional Skepticism ...more »

Technical to a T: Explaining Audit Malpractice to Triers of Fact
New York Law Journal (registration)May 23, 2017

Armed with an understanding of GAAS and how they are applied in practice, attorneys can focus their strategy on elements of audit malpractice claims that will ring true with judges and juries. ... Due Professional Care and Professional Skepticism ...more »

How Far Will the Law Go in Extending a Physician's Duty to Warn Patients?
New York Law Journal (registration)May 23, 2017

... the patient's negligence has caused harm upon a third party, it has never been more obvious that our litigious society has made it absolutely necessary for physicians to also be familiar with the legal requirements imposed upon them by evolving ...more »

NYC, Citibike Settle With Brain-Injured Cyclist in Run-Up to Trial ...
New York Law Journal (registration)May 22, 2017

Just as the case was set to go to trial, New York City and Citibike have settled a negligence lawsuit against the city government and the bike-sharing servic...more »

Steps for Limiting Liability as Local Counsel
Daily Report (registration)May 22, 2017

The short answer is that both lead and local counsel could face a legal malpractice claim, regardless of which counsel truly controlled the matter or even which counsel committed the alleged error? This may come as a surprise to those who serve as ...more »

Medical Malpractice - Singapore Court Adopts New Standard Of Care Test
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)May 22, 2017

The Court of Appeal agreed with the High Court and did not consider that negligence had been made out. However, it also took the opportunity to provide a degree of certainty and clarity to the law and to reach a firm conclusion on what the legal test ...more »

11th District: Legal malpractice was 'obvious' in false marriage case
DlnnewsMay 22, 2017

An expert was not required to support legal malpractice claims in a Trumbull County false marriage case because malpractice is obvious, the 11th District Court of Appeals recently ruled. Matthew Paldino filed a professional tort complaint in 2014 ...more »

11th District: Legal malpractice was 'obvious' in false marriage case
Akron Legal NewsMay 22, 2017

Matthew Paldino filed a professional tort complaint in 2014 against attorneys Robert L. Johnson and Benjamin Joltin for malpractice, intentional and negligent misrepresentation, intentional emotional distress, breach of fiduciary duty and fraud ...more »

People on the Move 5/21/2017
Citizens VoiceMay 21, 2017

Two of the firm's lawyers have been named to the 2017 Super Lawyers list: Joseph A. Quinn Jr., medical malpractice law; and Donald C. Ligorio, workers' compensation law. Named to the 2017 ... Calderone served as professor in the Department of Social ...more »

NJ Lawyer Fails in Bid to Require Insurer to Retroactively Provide Malpractice Coverage
New Jersey Law JournalMay 19, 2017

Without responding to Mr. Sicari's renewal application for lawyers' professional liability insurance, Hartford issued a policy for the July 31, 2011 to July 31, 2012 period (the “2011 policy”). Except for the lawyer's professional liability coverage ...more »

Legal Mal Suit Against Foreclosure Lawyers Proceeds
The Legal IntelligencerMay 19, 2017

A woman claiming she had to sell her home because of her lawyers' botched foreclosure work can move forward with her legal malpractice and fraud suit, a federal judge has ruled. Christine Bernstein sued Keaveney Legal Group along with lawyers James P.more »

Three Considerations of Document Proposal
Lexology (registration)May 19, 2017

Reviewing and revising a law practice's document retention and disposal practices is an aspirational goal for many law firms. Indeed, setting such a policy can be quite difficult. One reason is that the rules of professional conduct ... At worst, the ...more »

Karen Weekly put law career on hold to coach Tennessee softball
Knoxville News SentinelMay 19, 2017

Her coaching stint ended once she graduated from law school and took a job at a major law firm in Seattle working on medical malpractice, environmental and employment defense cases. Having started dating Ralph, Karen remained in touch with softball ...more »

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