Polsinelli Podcast - Avoiding Professional Liability
Medical Malpractice Litigation
In This Issue:
Judgments; Legislation; and Publications & Reports.
Excerpt from Publications & Reports:
American Medical Association (AMA) -
12 March 2015 - New AMA, CDC Initiative Aims to 'Prevent...more
Notable Declines in Medical Negligence Litigation -
Medical malpractice laws exist so that victims of negligence can seek financial compensation for their injuries. When a healthcare professional behaves negligently,...more
In a case of first impression, the Rhode Island Supreme Court held that a doctor who was hired by a third party to provide an opinion about a patient based solely on his review of the patient’s records did not owe a duty of...more
In This Issue:
Judgments; Legislation; and Reports.
New South Wales (NSW)-
6 May 2014 - Health Care Complaints Commission v Khalsa (No 2)  NSWCATOD 47 -
This was an application...more
Liability for medical malpractice in Kazakhstan remains poorly regulated.
The Kazakhstan healthcare system has recently undergone a crucial transformation, with pending reforms designed to improve the quality of...more
Physicians always have been justifiably concerned about reports to the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) regarding malpractice payments and adverse peer review actions. Two areas of frequent uncertainty have...more
The increased use of electronic medical records ("EMR") is changing not only the way physicians practice medicine but also the way discovery is conducted in medical malpractice lawsuits. Plaintiffs' attorneys seek to...more
Michigan lawmakers are attempting to drastically reform the state’s medical malpractice laws. Last month, the House passed bills aimed to modify the current state of medical malpractice in Michigan....more
In its recent decision in Peloquin v. Haven Health Ctr. of Greenville, 2013 R.I. LEXIS 9 (R.I. Jan. 14, 2013), the Supreme Court of Rhode Island had occasion to consider the validity of a self-insured retention in a...more
Returning faculty member Gerald Oginski presents an updated program about Medical Malpractice Litigation for the non-personal injury attorney. Attorney Oginski explains how an attorney should respond to different medical...more
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