Medical Malpractice

Careers

Lawyers ‘lean to the left,’ study says; which schools, firms and practice areas are most liberal?

Careers

Lawyer uses $200K in legal fees to make movie about trial win in nursing home med-mal case

Careers

80-year-old lawyer won biggest case of his career last year

Legal Ethics

Lawyer who read medical document from anonymous sender can’t represent med-mal plaintiff, court says

Legal Ethics

Lawyer sanctioned $1M wins stay of collection efforts

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer blamed for reversed verdict feels vindicated by appellate ruling that judge abused discretion

Legal Ethics

Judge who sanctioned lawyer $1M says she ‘sabotaged’ the case by eliciting banned testimony

Tort Law

Desperately seeking med-mal attorneys; $500K damages cap deters South Dakota lawyers, some say

Medical Malpractice

Lawyer argues tort case over cow injury is governed by med-mal law

Legal Ethics

Lawyer’s personal assets, bank accounts at risk as opponents seek to collect $1M sanction

Trials & Litigation

Family of Ebola patient initially not admitted has settled with Dallas hospital

Legal Ethics

Lawyer sanctioned $1M for allowing smoking reference in med-mal trial

Medical Malpractice

For older women, sex isn’t as important, Portuguese court says, igniting outrage

Tort Law

Could Dallas hospital be liable for initial failure to admit Ebola patient? Tort reform a barrier

Health Law

Video shows teen isn’t really brain dead, lawyer asserts; revocation of death certificate sought

Trials & Litigation

Defense stunned by $2.88M verdict in med-mal case over injection injury and suicide

Civil Procedure

Appeals court OKs late med-mal suit alleging ‘dead’ woman actually froze to death in hospital morgue

Medical Malpractice

Voters may decide whether California’s cap on med-mal damages should be raised

Trials & Litigation

Girl gets $32M settlement in med-mal case over quadruple limb amputations

Trials & Litigation

Calif. again tops ‘judicial hellholes’ list