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2014-03-18 16:24:54

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adrienne Dresevic, founding shareholder of The Health Law Partners, was recently appointed to the American Bar Association's (ABA) Governing Council of the Health Law Section. Founding Shareholder Carey Kalmowitz made the announcement. Appointed by the ABA Health Law Section Chair Kathleen Scully-Hayes, Dresevic will serve as a member-at-large through 2015. In this role, Dresevic joins a select group of appointed attorneys...

2014-02-28 23:03:47

The Atlanta law firm of James M. Poe, P.C., and the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania firm of Raynes McCarty represented the plaintiff, who benefitted under a court order adding nearly $1.5 million in attorney fees, expenses and interest to a June 2013 jury verdict. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Fulton County State Court judge Susan Edlein has issued an order granting an additional $1.5 million in pre-judgment interest, attorney fees and expenses to a plaintiff who had been awarded a $3...

2014-01-01 23:01:46

New York medical malpractice lawyer David Perecman discusses medical malpractice after a 13-year-old California girl who died after suffering problems following a tonsillectomy. New York, New York (PRWEB) January 01, 2014 A California teenager lost consciousness after a procedure to remove her tonsils at an Oakland hospital went wrong, reported CNN News (12.19.13) Lawyer David Perecman, founder of The Perecman Firm, wants to know how this happened. “We need to understand what happened...

2013-12-10 23:25:48

The law firm of LeViness, Tolzman & Hamilton, PA in Baltimore, MD recently launched a redesigned website to make it easier than ever to connect with an experienced medical malpractice attorney and get answers to basic legal questions. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Located in Baltimore, MD, the law firm of LeViness, Tolzman & Hamilton, PA announces the launch of a redesigned website that provides a valuable online legal resource to current and potential clients. The...

2013-12-02 23:01:11

Diederich Healthcare's Medical Malpractice Insurance Professionals have released an educational series directed at physicians nationwide. Carbondale, IL (PRWEB) December 02, 2013 Diederich Healthcare's Medical Malpractice Insurance Professionals have released an educational series directed at physicians nationwide. This series of informational articles focuses on topics that are relevant to the medical malpractice insurance landscape today. The series has a broad scope, with the...

2013-10-08 23:04:06

Ramona Howard is an accomplished litigator who brings more than 20 years of experience, representing clients with medical malpractice and personal injury claims at trial and on appeal, to the firm. Southfield, MI (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Sommers Schwartz P.C., a leading contingency fee based litigation law firm, is pleased to announce that attorney Ramona C. Howard has joined as a shareholder. Ms. Howard is an accomplished litigator who brings more than 20 years of experience representing...

2013-10-01 13:48:05

Most of the primary care malpractice claims filed in Massachusetts are related to alleged misdiagnoses, according to study by Gordon D. Schiff, M.D., of the Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, and colleagues. The focus for improving patient safety and malpractice risk is increasingly on outpatient care, according to the study background. Researchers examined the types, causes and outcomes of primary care malpractice claims by studying closed (resolved)...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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