Latest Loss of chance in English law Stories

2008-08-03 03:00:27

By Laura Crimaldi, Boston Herald Aug. 3--Physicians can now be held liable for negligent acts that reduce a patient's chance of survival even if the patient's odds for recovery had already been less than 50 percent, the Supreme Judicial Court has declared in a groundbreaking ruling.

2008-07-25 12:01:20

BOSTON - The state supreme court has upheld a jury award against a Norwood physician accused of negligence in the case of a Sharon man who died of cancer in 1999.

Word of the Day
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.