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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...

2013-01-22 23:01:32

California medical malpractice attorney Dr. Bruce Fagel recently discussed the problem with doctors and hospitals misdiagnosing patients and how this form of medical negligence poses a danger to patients. Dr. Fagel recently spoke at the American Heart Association National Meeting and will be appearing on PBS “Need to Know” January 25th. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 22, 2013 Dr. Bruce Fagel, who recently spoke at the American Heart Association National meeting and will be...

2013-01-15 23:03:16

U.S. News & World Report / Best Lawyers awards Boston medical malpractice law firm Lubin & Meyer PC a national tier one ranking in "Best Law Firms Rankings 2013" in the practice area of medical malpractice law. Boston, MA (PRWEB) January 15, 2013 Medical malpractice and personal injury law firm Lubin & Meyer has been awarded a national tier one ranking in the 2013 edition of U.S. News - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms." The firm received the top national ranking in the area of...

2013-01-08 14:55:58

Waiting for claims resolution takes up more than ten per cent of the average medical career The average physician can expect to spend nearly 11 per cent of his or her career with a malpractice claim waiting to be resolved. Some specialists will spend nearly a third of their careers with open claims. The length of time it takes to resolve a malpractice claim is a stress on patients, physicians and the legal system. The time spent with open claims may be even more distressing for...

2012-12-26 05:01:45

New York medical malpractice lawyer David Perecman discusses sexual relationships between patients and their doctors, and deserved repercussions, following a ruling from the NY State Court of Appeals. The court said it was medical malpractice for a family doctor to have an affair with his patent, who he was treating for depression and anxiety. The doctor was ordered to pay the patient almost $400,000 in damages. New York, New York (PRWEB) December 25, 2012 The NY State Court of Appeals...

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