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Perspectives for the Professions Newsletter - September 2017: Importance of Clear Guidelines and Policies

by Field Law on

Silwin v College of Physicians and Surgeons, 2017 ONSC 1947, upholding a Discipline Committee’s decision to reject a defence of officially induced error on the basis that the professional unreasonably misinterpreted the...more

Professional Regulatory Alert: Supreme Court of Canada Confirms Regulators Have Broad Authority and Discretion to Fulfill Mandate

by Field Law on

In its recent decision of Green v. Law Society of Manitoba, 2017 SCC 20, the Supreme Court of Canada confirmed that professional regulatory organizations will be granted deference when they enact general rules or bylaws to...more

Connecticut Trial Court Addresses Administrative Agency's Targeting of Law Firms Under the State Unfair Trade Practices Act

by Pullman & Comley, LLC on

In a December 5, 2016 decision, a Connecticut trial court (Huddleston, J.) addressed the limitations on the Connecticut Commissioner of Consumer Protection in enforcing a so-called "investigative demand" served under the...more

Regulatory Department News: New Rules Require Pro Hac Vice Admission for Out of State Attorneys in State and Municipal Agency and...

by Murtha Cullina on

On June 24, 2016, the Connecticut Judges voted to adopt a revision to Rule 2-16 of the Rules of Superior Court to require that non-admitted attorneys must be admitted pro hac vice by a court in order to participate in any...more

Capturing Flagg: Fifth Circuit, En Banc, Holds that Failure to Complete Pre-suit Medical Board Review Renders Med Mal Defendants...

by Butler Snow LLP on

We previously wrote about the Fifth Circuit’s panel decision and the defendants’ petition for rehearing en banc in this case. As we reported earlier, the issue is whether a non-diverse defendant is improperly joined by...more

Taking Down the Flagg: Fifth Circuit Remands Med Mal & Device Case for Lack of Diversity Despite Uncompleted Administrative Review...

by Butler Snow LLP on

A divided panel (2-1) of the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit recently held that failure to exhaust a state law pre-suit medical panel review process did not subject the plaintiff’s claims against the...more

Developments in Long-Term Care – Q1 2015

by Hodgson Russ LLP on

The following summary highlights key federal court cases and administrative decisions involving skilled nursing facility survey issues during the first quarter of 2015. Federal Court Cases - Fifth Circuit Upholds...more

Do Lawyers Professional Liability Policies fall within the “no prejudice” amendments to New York’s Insurance Law for late notice?

by Melito & Adolfsen on

The New York State Insurance Department has issued an ambiguous opinion taking the position that the amendment to Insurance Law §3420(a)(5), changing the “no prejudice” rule, applies to all liability policies, which arguably...more

Filing Indiana Med Mal Complaint via Third-Party Carrier Does Not Toll Statute of Limitations

by Pavlack Law, LLC on

In this installment we discuss the recent Indiana Court of Appeals decision Moryl v. Ransone, which addresses the impact on the statute of limitations of filing a medical malpractice claim with the Indiana Department of...more

Weekly Law Resume - December 20, 2012: California Supreme Court Affirms Express Delivery Provisions of Government Claims Act

by Low, Ball & Lynch on

Hope DiCampli-Mintz v. County of Santa Clara, et al. - California Supreme Court (December 6, 2012) - Government Code section 915(a) establishes the manner of delivery of a claim against the government. It requires that...more

Honorarios de abogado y recurso directo de revisión, artículo 454.bis LEC

by María Luján López on

Publicado en VLex 16/05/2012 El motivo de este trabajo, es expresar y fundamentar acabadamente el parecer contrario, haciéndonos eco,nada menos, que de la voz de autoridad de la Sala de lo Civil del TS, en distintas...more

Court filings and privacy-a double edged sword

by Howard Ankin on

Eric Turkewitz at the New York Personal Injury Law Blog recently noted that a New York court wisely banned the use of social security numbers in subpoenas: (Y)esterday, in the New York Law Journal, (no link) comes the...more

Historial clínico médico y prueba de la relación de causalidad.-

by María Luján López on

Historia clínica y sus posibles utilidades como prueba de la relación de causalidad. Concepto de historia clínica. Avances jurisprudenciales. -...more

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