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2014-10-16 12:30:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today announced the Mcare settlement agreement with the Pennsylvania Medical Society (PAMED), The Hospital & Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania (HAP) and the Pennsylvania Podiatric Medical Association that resolves a five-year dispute over fund transfers and assessments. "Making sure Pennsylvanians have access to quality, affordable health care is one of my top priorities," said Gov. Corbett. "Today's...

2014-10-15 08:31:07

ALBANY, N.Y., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Jonathan Carey Foundation -- Governor Cuomo has ignored pleas for required direct reporting of abuse and neglect of the disabled to go immediately to 911. Instead Governor Cuomo continues to allow most witnessed and reported cases to be internally investigated by the providers themselves- not the police. According to NYS law, abuse and neglect of an incompetent or physically disabled person is a crime which obviously should go...

2014-10-09 23:01:56

Robert W. Frank of Neil Dymott selected as 2015 "Lawyer of the Year" for Medical Malpractice Law. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 Neil, Dymott, Frank, McFall & Trexler, APLC attorney Robert W. Frank was recently selected as 2015 "Lawyer of the Year" for Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants in the San Diego area. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area is honored as the “Lawyer of the Year,” making this accolade...

2014-10-01 08:32:39

LYNDHURST, N.J., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Scarinci Hollenbeck is pleased to announce that the law firm of Sharp & Mahoney, LLC has joined the team of litigators in its Lyndhurst, New Jersey office and will expand the firm's services in the health care industry. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140930/149362 Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140930/149363 James B. Sharp, Maureen A. Mahoney and three of their associates will add a professional liability...

2014-09-22 16:28:30

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the campaign supporting Proposition 46, California's patient safety ballot measure on the November 2014 ballot, criticized an opposition spokesperson for suggesting that it's more important that a physician enjoy alcohol than getting to the bottom of an adverse event. Dr. Sion Roy, a spokesperson for the insurance company-backed No on 46 campaign, said to KABC in Los Angeles yesterday. "They can call a doctor when he's...

2014-09-03 12:30:37

Keynote Speaker, Peter Mitchell, CAP's Chief Public Affairs Consultant, to Provide MICRA Legislative Update LOS ANGELES, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc. (CAP) is sponsoring the 2014 Northern California Healthcare Conference. The conference will be held on Friday, October 10, 2014 from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. PT at Pano Hall in the Thunder Valley Casino Resort in Lincoln, California. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140320/NE87669LOGO...

2014-09-02 23:09:42

Boston trial attorney Robert Higgins is selected Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers in the area of medical malpractice plaintiffs for its 2015 edition. Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Attorney Robert M. Higgins has been named by Best Lawyers® as the 2015 "Lawyer of the Year" for Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs. Higgins is a partner with Lubin & Meyer PC, Boston, and has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America each year since 2008. Only one...

2014-08-19 23:03:10

Recent findings highlight the need for patients to take an active interest in their safety when visiting local hospitals. The Seattle medical malpractice lawyers of the Bernard Law Group are helping out by offering tips on picking the right doctor and preserving one’s health in the process. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 A disappointingly large number of citizens decide their doctor or hospital based on what’s closest to their home. This is a decision that can come back...

2014-07-30 16:30:15

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The medical malpractice insurance industry and hospitals are the biggest force bankrolling the campaign against a patient safety initiative on the Nov. 4 ballot, pumping in more than two-thirds of the $41 million war chest amassed by Proposition 46 foes, according to campaign finance disclosure documents. After profiting wildly for years from unreasonably costly rates, medical malpractice insurers have contributed nearly half of...

2014-06-19 16:26:26

LOS ANGELES, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After 20 years serving as the Chief Executive Officer of the Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc. (CAP), James L. Weidner will retire from the organization effective March 1, 2015. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140320/NE87669LOGO Mr. Weidner, 66, will remain with the Company for the next nine months to focus on succession planning, reinsurance placement, managing CAP's public affairs strategy to protect the Medical Injury...


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