National Trending Topics in Professional Liability

Week Ending 6/26/2022


 

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE

'Agreeableness' a factor in lawsuits against physicians - Medical Economics

Medical Economics

Study examines likelihood of being sued for medical negligence. Health, life satisfaction, injury, ' …

 

HIPAA Happens, But Compliance Software Can Help - Legal Talk Network

Legal Talk Network

... including the buying and selling of medical practices or a medical malpractice case. …and HIPAA regs are constantly evolving.

 

Tom Cotton, Jim Banks Unveil Bill to Make Medical Providers Liable for Minor Gender ...

National Review

Sen. Tom Cotton and Rep. Jim Banks announced that they would be introducing the Protecting Minors from Medical Malpractice Act in both chambers.

 

For doctors, abortion restrictions create an 'impossible choice' when providing care - NPR

NPR

"From a medical malpractice and legal standpoint, I think a lot of health care systems, and even individuals, are going to be very risk averse," ...

 

 

 LEGAL MALPRACTICE

 

Miss. Supreme Court Counts Unproven Comp Benefits in Legal Malpractice Claim

Insurance Journal

She hired a new law firm and sued the Turner firm, along with Lairy and Karriem, for legal malpractice. The trial court judge awarded Chandler $50,000 …


Business Court Finds that Alleged Lack of Diligence by Law Firm Had No Impact on Large ...

JD Supra

Facing a $12.8 million judgment, a plaintiff sought recourse in a legal malpractice claim against his trial counsel for its alleged role in that …

 

Plaintiffs' Lack of Diligence Defeats Fraudulent Concealment Claim and Precludes Tolling of ...

JD Supra

In 2019, plaintiffs sued the defendant attorney (defendant), alleging he committed legal malpractice while representing their father in that sale.