Medical Malpractice

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

Trials & Litigation

Judge axes defense jury verdict in malpractice case due to conduct of insurer lawyer watching trial

Features

For vacationers encountering trouble on cruise ships, U.S. laws may provide little help

Health Law

Prank hospital photo of anesthesized employee with mustache and teardrop stickers leads to lawsuit

U.S. Supreme Court

Chemerinsky: Paradox in drug injury cases must be solved by Congress, says SCOTUS

Trials & Litigation

Family sues medical center, says kidney removed from sibling was trashed before planned transplant

Constitutional Law

Sex-reassignment surgery of infant in state’s care violated due process, adoptive parents allege

Verdicts & Settlements

Lawyer who turned down $8M settlement wins $130M in retrial

Opening Statements

71 percent of young people surveyed would favor an individual over an insurance company at trial

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS rebuffs North Carolina ‘semantics’ in its quest for one-third of girl’s med-mal settlement

Tort Law

Victim’s widow sues psychiatrist re Batman movie theater massacre

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court Considers State’s Quest for One-Third of Girl’s Med-Mal Settlement

Tort Law

Wrongful Death Suit Filed in Car Crash Cites Nebraska Fetal Protection Law

Opening Statements

Patient Beware: Biomedical Engineer Launches Service to Help with Foreign Med-Mal Cases in US