It has been over thirty-five years since California became a leader in healthcare reform, addressing the malpractice insurance crisis in a measured way. In 1975, the Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act (“MICRA”) capped...more
In this Issue:
- AB 1000 and Corporate Practice in California: More than Meets the Eye—or Less?
- Loose Lips Sink Ships and Careless E-mails Torpedo a Transaction
- New Faces
- Points from the...more
In 1975, California passed the Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act (MICRA). MICRA limits the amount of money a plaintiff can be awarded for pain and suffering associated with injury through medical malpractice. But more...more
Michael Newman authored an op-ed for the May 29th edition of the Daily Journal to speak out against what he believes is an initiative that will deceive California voters this coming November.
Newman writes that the...more
In the Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act of 1975 (MICRA), the California legislature placed a $250,000 cap on medical malpractice awards. When it was passed, the purpose of MICRA was to help keep medical malpractice...more
Catherine Flores v. Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital
Court of Appeal, Second District (February 27, 2013)
Plaintiff Catherine Flores (“Flores”) was a patient at Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital. On March 5,...more
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