Category Archive for "Medical malpractice"

US Offers Companies Broad Standards to Improve Cyber Security

  The government made a version of standards that was meant to help companies, which are in nationally critical industries, defend themselves properly against cyber attacks.  Now the obstacle is to get the private sector on board in adopting these…

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Medical Malpractice Pilot Program is Ready to Become the REAL Thing

In 2002, Judge Douglas McKeon launched a medical malpractice pilot program. The bulk of the program is to settle disputes in a controlled environment with a judge to negotiate early settlements. This method assists with high legal costs associated with…

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1,000 Medical Malpractice Suits Against the Veterans Administration

Four families have finally obtained retribution after the wrongful death of their loved ones were taken in Coatsville Veteran Affairs Medical clinic. The total amount of the malpractice suits summed up to $1.4 million. The cases include: failure to monitor…

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Kentucky Hospital Faces 400 Medical Malpractice Lawsuits After String of Unnecessary Cardiac Procedures Performed

There are 400 separate patients suing St. Joseph London Hospital (London, KY) for performing unnecessary and risky heart procedures. The beginning of the long chain of allegations stemmed from a patient named Edward Marshall who had seen a specialist after…

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What YOU Should Know About Medical Malpractice

  Forbes interviews seasoned trial attorney Jason Konvicka on the “10 Things You Want to Know About Medical Malpractice.”  Konvicka, who recently tokened one of the largest malpractice awards in Virginia state history, states the best method of defense is…

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Mother and Son Win Medical Lawsuit after 11 Years

After 11 years, mother Stephanie Stewart, has finally obtained justice for her son Alijah Jones after he suffered a brain hemorrhage during his delivery. Jones, now has cerebral palsy, cognitive delays, visual impairments, and will require lifelong care due to…

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Patient Awarded $12 Million After Sustaining Chronic Injuries

In 2010 a Connecticut Hospital patient filed for a lawsuit against 2 doctors and Danbury Hospital. The patient, Vivian Gagliano, claims that the doctor punctuated her colon during a routine hernia operation resulting in a massive abdominal infection, septic shock,…

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Connecticut Commits Less Medical Malpractice Thus Reducing Costs

It’s reported that Connecticut hospitals have decreased their medical malpractice costs in an efficient manner. While other states are fighting to implement malpractice claim caps, stripping away rights from patients, Connecticut has made it so all parties are happy. What…

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Treatment Tracker Helps Patients Make Better-Informed Decisions

The Chicago Tribune has recently reported on a new device that allows patients to compare doctors in their area. What is called the Treatment Tracker allows consumers to compare their doctors and other healthcare providers based on the data released…

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How to Choose Malpractice Insurance

Professional liability insurance is for any professional who runs a risk of being sued for errors that can be made while practicing their profession. For healthcare professionals this type of insurance is called malpractice insurance. They should have malpractice insurance…

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