By: Admin On: July 23, 2016 In: medmal, News, tortreform Comments: 0

Modern Healthcare, July 21, 2016 An arbitrator will divide up an $8 million settlement sum from three hospitals and an oncology clinic later this year for the 43 patients-turned-victims suing Michigan oncologist Farid Fata. Fata is serving 45 years in prison on fraud and money laundering charges. Fata, 51,...

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By: Admin On: July 19, 2016 In: medmal, tortreform Comments: 0

Indiana Lawyer, July 13, 2016 Historically, Indiana is not well known for being at the vanguard of legal reform. While there are many reasons for this hesitancy to lead change, several statutes have proven to be the exception, including the Indiana Medical Malpractice Act. Indiana was the first state...

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By: Admin On: July 14, 2016 In: medmal, tortreform Comments: 0

KATV Arkansas, July 10, 2016 ….Health Care Access for Arkansans, the tort reform initiative, submitted more than 131,000 signatures for “An Amendment to Limit Attorney Contingency Fees and Non-Economic Damages in Medical Lawsuits.” The group stressed that its work had been accomplished in 60 days. The amendment would direct...

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By: Admin On: July 12, 2016 In: medmal, News, tortreform Comments: 0

Diagnostic Imaging, July 8, 2016 Depending on specialty and geographic area, malpractice insurance can add significant costs to running a medical practice. According to the Physicians Practice 2015 Physician Compensation Survey, the mean annual expense for malpractice coverage in a nonsurgical or obstetric specialty, was $9,697. For an obstetric...

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By: Admin On: July 07, 2016 In: Myths, News, tortreform Comments: 0

Common Dreams, July 2, 2016 … The rest of the Ryan/Republican plan to replace Obamacare is simply the same ideas conservatives have been half-heartedly kicking around since health care reform passed. “Tort reform” masquerades here as “medical liability reform,” but it still limits the amount of money injured people...

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