Archive for January, 2011

Scrapping Legal Aid for medical cases ‘bad for justice and health’

Plans to remove Legal Aid for clinical negligence cases would damage access to justice and allow risks taken by doctors to go unchecked, according to the father of a boy who died after a medical blunder.

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Nexus Insurance Service Offers Malpractice Insurance Shopping Tips in New Twitter Series

Orange County - Nexus Insurance Services, a broker specializing in medical malpractice insurance, will be launching a new Twitter series that will offer tips on what medical professionals should look for when shopping for malpractice insurance and how to get the best rates.

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Illinois Medical Negligence Lawyer Backs Requiring Sleep-Deprived Surgeons to Warn Patients

Patrick A. Salvi of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. says sleep-deprivation can lead to many kinds of malpractice injuries.

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KS Justices to Rehear Medical Malpractice Case

Attorneys will get another chance to argue that a Eudora woman deserves more of the money she was awarded after a doctor removed the wrong ovary during a 2002 operation. Amy Miller was awarded $760,000 by a Douglas County jury, including $400,000 for noneconomic losses.

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White House open to medical liability changes

WASHINGTON—President Barack Obama’s openness to some types of medical liability reform is drawing mixed reviews from people on both sides of the issue.

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