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Informed Consent Required To Enforce Arbitration Of Legal Malpractice Claim

The Maine Supreme Judicial Court held an agreement to arbitrate legal malpractice was unenforceable absent informed consent Bernstein, Shur, Sawyer & Nelson, P.A., and J. Colby Wallace (collectively, Bernstein) appeal from a Superior Court (Cumberland County, Warren, J.) order denying… … Continue reading

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Florida Supreme Court eliminates parts of 2013 medical malpractice law

On November 9, the Florida Supreme Court found itself disunited. The court rejected multiple aspects of a 2013 medical-malpractice law because the changes “have gashed Florida’s constitutional right to privacy.” Pieces of the 2013 law, justices said, could potentially allow … Continue reading

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Illinois Appellate Court Finds that Examining Physician Held Out as Expert is Not Subject to Medical Malpractice

In a medical malpractice case brought against an expert witness who was alleged to have misdiagnosed the plaintiff in a prior malpractice case, Philip W. Sandler sued Jerry J. Sweet, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist and neuropsychologist who was retained as … Continue reading

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The Different Malpractice Insurance Plans Types

If you are a physician then you are well aware of the fact that, in spite of how great you’re, mishaps could happen, and then to prevent high priced lawsuits via dissatisfied patients, or perhaps their loved ones, you will … Continue reading

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West Virginia Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Laws in Jeopardy

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