Professional Liability in the News

Weekly, the ABPLA provides a summary of articles of interest to attorneys who practice professional liability and the consumers of legal services. The majority of the stories provided each week are be from various mainstream media written in a language that is easy for non-attorneys to understand. 


Week Ending August 18, 2019

 

MEDICAL

 

The Hustle (blog)
... these so-called “medical tourists” have taken their health into their own hands, gambling on unknown hospital systems without medical malpractice ...
 
USA TODAY
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - A jury awarded $55.9 million to a Pomona woman and her husband after a medical malpractice trial over allegations that a ...
 
PR Web (press release)
The plaintiff alleged that the defendant was negligent in failing to admit the three-year-old to the hospital forproper monitoring and supportive care ...
 
 

LEGAL

 
Law.com
Lawyers representing a comedian suing national litigation firm Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani for malpractice, will ask a Fulton County judge to ...
 
RichmondBizSense
The dissolving Richmond law firm successfully fended off a long-running $600 million legal malpractice lawsuit filed against it by Tonya Mallory, the ...
 
Legal Profession - Jotwell
In the introduction, Professors Kritzer and Vidmar note that the book's purpose is to provide a portrait of legal malpractice claims. Unlike other studies ...
 
Law.com
The Fulton County judge overseeing a legal malpractice lawsuit against Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani declined to strike the firm's defenses as a ...
 
Law.com
There is nothing ethically wrong with lawyers including a provision requiring binding arbitration of both fee disputes and legal malpractice claims, and …