Supreme Court rejects medical malpractice caps

Supreme Court rejects medical malpractice caps

https://www.tallahassee.com/story/news/2017/06/09/supreme-court-rejects-medical-malpractice-caps/102665220/The ruling, which stemmed from a Broward County case, dealt with malpractice lawsuits that allege personal injuries.

It was effectively an extension of a 2014 Supreme Court ruling that found caps unconstitutional in wrongful-death malpractice cases.

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Botched Circumcision Case in Discovery

https://www.lawyersandsettlements.com/articles/georgia-medical-malpractice/interview-georgia-medical-malpractice-lawsuit-22343.htmlClayton County, GA
The efforts of veteran attorney Jonathan Johnson are, at the moment, heavily focused on a medical malpractice case that will have long lasting consequences for a three-year-old boy who will be growing up with a mutilated penis after …

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Malpractice damage caps struck down by Florida Supreme Court

https://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/politics/political-pulse/os-malpractice-damages-20170608-story.htmlTALLAHASSEE
The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that a law limiting pain-and-suffering damages in medical malpractice cases is unconstitutional, rejecting a controversial change that the Legislature and then-Gov. Jeb Bush approved in 2003.

It is about time!

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Woman asking for $6 million in medical malpractice claim against UIHC

http://www.kcrg.com/content/news/Woman-asking-for-6-million-in-medical-malpractice-claim-against-UIHC-426024624.htmlArdeth Wray, 74, is asking the hospital to pay her $6 million.

Dr. Jeremy Greenlee diagnosed Wray with a non-cancerous tumor in the lining of her brain in May of 2015.

These tumors grow slowly and doctors can just monitor them.

The claim says Dr …

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Jury sides with hospital in medical malpractice suit

https://www.wacotrib.com/news/courts_and_trials/jury-sides-with-hospital-in-medical-malpractice-suit/article_19a2d028-ba52-5b67-964e-77c1b6d8660b.htmlDaniel Gann, a former chaplain at Hillcrest; his two sons; and Marjorie Coslett, his deceased wife’s mother, sued Scott & White Memorial Hospital, doing business as Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center, for what the family claims was the narcotic drug …

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Can a Pro Se Litigant File a Medical Malpractice Claim as Executor of the Estate?

https://fortcollins.legalexaminer.com/medical-malpractice/can-a-pro-se-litigant-file-a-medical-malpractice-claim-as-executor-of-the-estate/The Court of Appeals of Nebraska was faced with a case involving plain error and a pro se litigant filing a medical negligence suit as the executor of the deceased’s estate in Assad v. Sidney Regional Medical Center (No. A-16-949, May, 2017).

In …

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NC Appeals Court Says Patient Can Sue For Negligence

Converting plaintiff’s action into one for ordinary negligence would allow her to circumvent the requirement of expert certification for her medical malpractice complaint.

Plaintiff’s witnesses for an ordinary negligence claim will still be …

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Malpractice lawsuit gets new life

https://www.newspressnow.com/news/local_news/malpractice-lawsuit-gets-new-life/article_cf6b2bc6-f639-5d49-9493-6cd275624af0.htmlIn a four-judge decision, the high court reversed the circuit court’s finding in favor of the defendants and sent the case back for further action.

The four judges ruled the defense’s evidence of Wilson’s informed consent was irrelevant and could …

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