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 November 11, 2018


 

MEDICAL 

MSNBC, 5th Amendment, and Medical Malpractice.
KMOX (blog)
In Houston, MSNBC is taking heat for blocking a handicap parking space in order to do a LIVE shot about early voting. Ryan says it should have never ...
 
Study says tort system costs Kentucky billions
Louisville Business First
The study was funded by the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform, ... passed legislation that requires medical malpractice suits to be reviewed by a ...
 
 
Former Vikings DE Sharrif Floyd Filing Lawsuit Against Dr. James Andrews
Sports Illustrated
“We believe that if Sharrif had not been the victim of the medical negligence we allege, he would've been paid commensurate with some of the top ...

Denial of doctor's motion to dismiss 
negligence claim was right decision, 14th District Court finds
Southeast Texas Record
Jackson's heirs - Ronnie Fisher, Claudia Graeter, Kevin Fisher and Lou Allen Beasley - filed suit claiming negligence under the Texas Medical Liability ... 
 
Corboy & Demetrio Selected to 2019 Best Law Firms by US News
PR Newswire (press release)
... the practice areas of Plaintiff's Personal Injury and Plaintiff's Medical Malpractice, the highest rankings a plaintiff's law firm can attain in both practice ...
 
North Carolina Green Beret fighting cancer, government, over medical mistake
FOX 46 Charlotte
She is pursuing a $10 million lawsuit against the government alleging medical malpractice. "What do you think would have happened if they had ...
 
MorningLine: Medical Malpractice (November 2018)
NewsChannel5.com
On today's MorningLine, Nick is joined by attorney Clint Kelly, to talk about medical malpractice, and to help you find out if you might have a case. 
 
Former football team doctor punts away medical malpractice suit
Business Insurance
A former team physician for the Miami Dolphins successfully defended a lawsuit filed by a former player who charged him with medical malpractice in ...
 
Hospital Injected Intoxicated Woman with Ketamine, Enrolled Her in Clinical Trial Without Consent ...
Newsweek
Brittany Buckley, a Minneapolis woman, sued Hennepin Healthcare for medical malpractice, negligence and excessive force resulting in breathing ...
 
 
Lawsuit against Rockford hospital heads to trial 9 years later on little-used, challenging-to-prove ...
Rockford Register Star
However, they are not going before a jury on claims of medical malpractice, although her attorneys first must prove an error occurred during a 2007 ...
 

 


 

LEGAL 

$460,000 Legal Malpractice Arbitration Award Against Houston Law Firm, 2 Attorneys Upheld
Law.com 
Beaumont's Ninth Court of Appeals has refused to void a $460,000 legal malpractice arbitration award against a Houston law firm and two attorneys ...
 

$460,000 Legal Malpractice Arbitration Award Against Houston Law Firm, 2 Attorneys Upheld
Law.com
David Hutchins and Mark Midani were both working at Midani Hinkle when they filed a medical malpractice claim on her behalf against the dentist in ...