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2014-10-22 08:31:05

Pegasus Legal Funding Offers Funding to Victims of Medical Malpractice BOSTON, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A recently published study in the New England Journal of Medicine from the RAND Corporation revealed that when the threat from malpractice lawsuits is removed, there was not a reduced rate of CT and MRI scans requested by doctors. The study concluded that the impact from the medical malpractice legislation did not reduce health care costs. It was previously argued that...

2014-10-21 08:29:32

WORCESTER, Mass., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Personal injury victims often find themselves confused by the complexity of the legal system. Lawsuits are full of convoluted rules and difficult jargon making it harder for people to understand. Beyond that, these lawsuits are related to stressful injuries that often involve mounting medical bills and potentially life-changing consequences. Those serious medical concerns can make it more difficult to focus on the minute details of a...

2014-04-16 23:03:48

The family of a victim who died in a nursing home accident received a settlement of $180,000, announced Medical Malpractice attorney, L. Todd Kelly, a lawyer with the Carlson Law Firm in Austin (The Estate of Wanda Dunham, Deceased v. Senior Care Centers, LLC). Austin, TX (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 The family of a victim who died in a nursing home accident received a settlement of $180,000, announced Medical Malpractice attorney, L. Todd Kelly, a lawyer with the Carlson Law Firm in Austin...

2014-04-11 11:37:44

ACP calls for testing innovative liability reforms to break through political impasse The American College of Physicians (ACP) today released a policy paper on the medical liability crisis, which continues to have a profound effect on the medical system. "Medical Liability Reform—Innovative Solutions for a New Health Care System" provides an update of the medical liability landscape, state-based activity on medical liability reform, and summarizes traditional and newer reform proposals...

2014-02-13 12:26:45

ABILENE, Texas, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Texas Medical Board and its former president, Roberta Kalafut, DO, won a complete and total victory when U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel for the Western District of Texas, (The Association of American Physicians and Surgeons, Inc. vs. The Texas Medical Board, et al) ordered that the AAPS "take nothing" in a lawsuit brought against the board and Dr. Kalafut, in her official capacity and also in her individual capacity. Despite testimony...

2013-12-11 23:26:16

On November 28, 2013, MedicalMalpracticeLawyers.com posted its 1,000th consecutive daily blog. Each blog strives to provide timely and useful information that educates, illustrates, and explains the varied issues involving medical malpractice and health care in the United States. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 On November 28, 2013 (Thanksgiving Day), MedicalMalpracticeLawyers.com proudly published its 1,000th consecutive daily blog. Since the first daily blog posting, the blogs...

2013-10-24 23:29:49

The President of Texans for Individual Rights (TXIR), Mark McCaig, argues that tort reform has failed Texans and lead to a climate of inequality. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 October 23, 2013 – A new opinion editorial from Mark McCaig focuses on the social and economic destruction caused by the tort reform movement in Texas. McCaig, the president and co-founder of Texans for Individual Rights (TXIR), notes that the medical and insurance industries have benefited...

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)...


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