By: Admin On: May 31, 2014 In: News Comments: 0

InsuranceNews.net, May 29, 2014 The following are four of the medical malpractice falsehoods often promoted by those with a financial interest in so-called medical malpractice tort reforms that harm the most seriously injured victims of medical malpractice by preventing them from being fully compensated for their losses: Read more…

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By: Admin On: May 28, 2014 In: News Comments: 0

Medscape.com May 15, 2014 If signed into law by Kansas Governor Sam Brownback, a bill to raise the state’s cap on medical malpractice damages may signal a new strategy in the effort to retain tort reform victories, as a story posted on the Website of the Wichita Business Journal...

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By: Admin On: May 25, 2014 In: News Comments: 0

Madison County Journal, May 21, 2014 Beating back challenges to Mississippi’s landmark so-called lawsuit abuse reforms the Legislature enacted a decade ago was high on the agenda as business leaders, elected officials and doctors met to mark the anniversary last week. “These guys are trying to turn back what...

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By: Admin On: May 20, 2014 In: News, Uncategorized Comments: 0

Legal Newsline, May 19, 2014 Supreme Court justices in Florida may have given plaintiffs attorneys a reason to try to strike down legislatively imposed limits on non-economic damages in other states, a law professor and plaintiffs attorney agree. In March, the Florida Supreme Court struck down the $1 million...

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By: Admin On: May 14, 2014 In: News Comments: 0

2 Minute Medicine, May 14, 2014 The legal practice area of medical malpractice is often criticized for too easily allowing patients to recover for injuries. The threat of frivolous lawsuits may encourage physicians to order more tests, which increases insurance and health care costs. Fear of liability may even...

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By: Admin On: May 12, 2014 In: News Comments: 0

Mississippi Business Journal, May 9, 2014 “Don’t assume this lack of litigation is all good news,” said Johnson of the firm Pigott & Johnson. Jackson liability lawyer Philip Thomas would say the lack of litigation points to a decline in accountability. “When injured people are not allowed to recover...

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By: Admin On: May 07, 2014 In: News Comments: 0

MBJ, May 6, 2014 A May 14 conference at the Jackson Convention Complex will spotlight the tenth anniversary of an overhaul of Mississippi’s civil justice system, an achievement business leaders say saved the state’s medical sector and polished the state’s image as a place to do business. What you...

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By: Admin On: May 05, 2014 In: News Comments: 0

New York Times, April 30, 2014 The next time a lawmaker or a corporate executive tries to persuade you that Washington is an even playing field, responsive to the concerns of all constituents, feel free to point them to the quarterly lobbying report of the United States Chamber of...

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By: Admin On: May 02, 2014 In: News Comments: 0

Texas Observer, May 2, 2014 In January 2012, Barry Morguloff, a 45-year-old Dallas man, went to his doctor at Baylor Regional Medical Center of Plano, complaining of back pain. When steroid injections didn’t work, his doctor referred him to the hospital’s new surgeon: Christopher Duntsch. Morguloff’s surgery, a spinal...

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By: Admin On: May 01, 2014 In: News Comments: 0

WFSU.com, April 23, 2014 Longtime eldercare advocate and former state long-term care ombudsman Brian Lee has criticized the bill throughout the process. Lee says the proposal favors large corporations over smaller mom-and-pop shops, and places more responsibility on the day-to-day workers, and exempts the people who make the big...

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