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2013-03-15 16:23:19

NEW YORK, March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- /Continental Who's Who/- Catherine G. Patsos is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional in the field of Legal Services as a result of her role as Managing Member with The Law Office of Catherine G. Patsos, LLC. Catherine Patsos is a New York health care attorney with extensive experience in representing health care providers. Catherine concentrates her practice in health care reimbursement, regulatory and compliance matters,...

2013-03-07 23:01:34

New York medical malpractice lawyer David Perecman comments on a new study that suggests thousands of deaths and disabilities per year are caused by missed or wrong diagnoses made by doctors. Victims of medical malpractice deserve adequate compensation for their injuries. New York, New York (PRWEB) March 07, 2013 A new study published in JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association, suggests that missed or wrong diagnoses made by primary care doctors may result in thousands of...

2013-03-06 08:25:51

New Medical Malpractice System Would Reduce Healthcare Costs TALLAHASSEE, Fla., March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In an effort to reduce skyrocketing healthcare costs and increase access to justice for medically injured patients, Sen. Alan Hays (R-Umatilla) and Rep. Jason T. Brodeur (R-Sanford) are introducing today bold new legislation which would replace the state's current medical malpractice system with a no-blame, administrative model. (Photo:...

2013-02-27 12:26:41

AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Capson Physicians Insurance Company, a national medical malpractice insurer, announced today the addition of three new executives strengthening its management team and supporting strategic efforts to offer the medical industry a unique and efficient approach to medical malpractice insurance. "It is exciting to add talent to the organization. These individuals understand the importance and significance of the Capson Approach to medical malpractice...

2013-02-19 23:02:00

California medical malpractice attorney Dr. Bruce Fagel discussed a serious issue with medication errors in hospitals and doctors offices. Dr. Fagel recently spoke at the American Heart Association national meeting and PBS "Need to Know" January 25th. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) February 19, 2013 “Medical malpractice, including medication errors in hospitals, doctor´s offices, and nursing homes has become a serious problem affecting millions of lives,” according to California...

2013-02-14 16:24:32

DALLAS, Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dallas trial lawyer Bill Chamblee, co-founder of Chamblee, Ryan, Kershaw & Anderson, P.C., has won an important take-nothing verdict in a medical negligence case filed against a Dallas gynecologist/oncologist who faced $825,000 in damages. In the lawsuit, a Dallas woman alleged that the gynecologist/oncologist injured her while performing a total abdominal hysterectomy. Mr. Chamblee successfully argued that the gynecologist/oncologist performed the...

2013-02-11 08:26:29

ATLANTA, Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Patients for Fair Compensation today applauded state Sen. Brandon Beach (R-Alpharetta) for taking a bold step in introducing the "Patient Injury Act" which would replace the state's current medical malpractice system with a no-blame, administrative model that would reduce healthcare costs. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130211/CG57314) The legislation, Senate Bill 141, is aimed at giving more injured patients access to justice and...

2013-02-02 23:02:44

Salvi of the law firm of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. says a new law capping attorney fees in medical negligence cases at one-third of the plaintiff´s award provides a ℠fair´ system. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 02, 2013 Chicago lawyer Patrick A. Salvi today praised what he called a “fair” new Illinois law that will allow attorneys to receive up to one-third of a plaintiff´s award — but no more — in medical malpractice cases....

2013-02-01 23:04:09

Bottar Leone, PLLC reviews study on the use of checklists during emergencies in order to reduce mistakes by healthcare providers. Syracuse, New York (PRWEB) February 01, 2013 Syracuse Surgery Malpractice Lawyer Report: A recent study suggests that doctors, nurses and operating room personnel that follow a written checklist while providing care and treatment in connection with a cardiac arrest, allergic reaction, bleeding or other crisis during surgery, are 75% less likely to make a...

2013-01-30 08:31:12

SOUTH BEND, Ind., Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Press Ganey Associates, Inc. announced today it reached a multi-year agreement to provide access to patient satisfaction survey services for the physician clients of Capson Physicians Insurance, a national medical malpractice insurance carrier. This agreement enables Capson's base of smaller physician practices to leverage the methodology, benchmarking and improvement tools of Press Ganey, a leader in improving the patient experience. "Press...