Medical Malpractice News

2Nov, 2014

Election Day is Coming Up – What will be the Fate of Proposition 46?

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Proposition 46, what is it? Proposition 46 is an initiative that will be on the ballot in California this coming Tuesday, November 4. The initiative has garnered widespread attention from both critics and proponents. The most outspoken critics have been doctors, malpractice insurers, and others in the healthcare industry, while the most vociferous proponents have been trial lawyers.
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25Aug, 2014

Proposition 46 Making Waves in California and Nationwide

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The nation is watching as money begins to pour into campaigns for, and especially against, a ballot initiative called Proposition 46 which is set to be on the November 4th ballot in California. The initiative would do three things: It would raise the caps on non-economic damages in malpractice cases from $250,000 to $1.1M. It would require doctors to submit to random drug and alcohol testing. It would require doctors to consult a state administered prescription drug database before prescribing certain drugs to first time patients.
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