Medical Malpractice News

Military member and doctor
18Jan, 2019

Should Active Duty Military be Allowed to Sue the Military for Malpractice?

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Walter Daniel had already experienced his worst nightmare. His wife, Lt. Rebekah Daniel, who served as a nurse in the military, had just died of severe post-partum hemorrhage just two hours after giving birth to their first child. She died in the same naval hospital where she worked as an active-duty nurse. But worse, because of a little-known piece of legislation, Walter Daniel was prevented from finding out what exactly went wrong in the death of his own wife.
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Doctor using medical technology to research malpractice
15Jan, 2019

Medical Technology Affecting Malpractice Claims?

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These are the types of questions that rely on hard data in a court of law. If Charlie’s primary care physician misdiagnoses Charlie’s heart condition, and then refers him to a specialist who suggests a treatment based on the misdiagnoses, both might be liable for the resulting damages, but for different amounts. But could access to medical technology prove a difference maker?
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20Mar, 2017

What is the medical malpractice insurance pool and who needs it?

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Medical malpractice insurance is a must-have for any health care provider, but what happens when you can’t qualify for this necessary insurance due to a history of malpractice claims? With some of the highest rates of medical malpractice claims in the country, New York state health care providers are at a much greater risk of being denied insurance coverage. For this reason, the state created the Medical Malpractice Insurance Pool (MMIP) as a way to ensure that physicians, surgeons, dentists and other providers can receive the coverage they need to […]
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