What, me worry? Litigation scenarios for planners to think twice
- Market Debuts. Schussel, Mark // Risk Management (00355593);Jun88, Vol. 35 Issue 6, p14
The article looks at new product offerings in the U.S. insurance industry. A new insurance policy that provides environmental consultants with professional liability insurance including hard-to-obtain and previously unavailable pollution coverage is being offered by Environmental Compliance...
- Workers compensation pays only expenditures of employees. Stiegler, Mayo H. // Business Insurance;4/16/2001, Vol. 35 Issue 16, p10
Reports on court rulings on business insurance-related lawsuits in the United States as of April 16, 2001. Case background; Courts' bases for their rulings.
- Notes and Recent Decisions. Moskovitz, Myron; Asimov, Michael R.; Gertmenian, Alfred; Tripp Jr., Minot W.; Wolfe Jr., Cameron; Perry, George M. // California Law Review;Mar1963, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p215
Presents an update on legal issues and court decisions in the U.S. as of March 1963. Price discrimination section of the Robinson-Patman Act; Custody requirement for habeas corpus relief in the federal courts; Stock scalping by the investment adviser.
- Eight misconceptions that can hurt you. Vessenes, Katherine // Journal of Financial Planning;Apr97, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p18
Presents eight misconceptions about actions and defenses relating to investment and personal finance planning that have the potential to lead to adverse consequences for financial planners in the United States. Includes immunity from lawsuits filed by friends and relatives; Errors and omissions...
- The Medical Malpractice Insurance Crisis, Again. Hoffman, David N. // Hastings Center Report;Mar/Apr2005, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p15
Comments on the medical malpractice insurance in the U.S. as of March 2005. Impact on the perception on quality of care; Elements required for the advancement of claims; Obstacles posed by the malpractice litigation process to defendants.
- Did I commit battery? Goldberg, David J. // Dermatology Times;Jan2006, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p6
The article presents information related to medical malpractice of a physician. The basis of the suit was that the procedure was performed on the patient for which he had never provided consent. The concerned physician was determined that a lawsuit based on battery would not be covered by his...
- Time for a CHANGE. Behuniak, Darren M. // Risk Management (00355593);Feb2007, Vol. 54 Issue 2, p26
The article discusses medical malpractice insurance in the United States, specifically Pennsylvania. Physicians with practices in the state pay nearly eight times more than other doctors in the country, largely because of the amount of malpractice litigation in the area, which physicians claim...
- Healthcare's 'perfect storm' Marcus, Mary Brophy // U.S. News & World Report;7/1/2002, Vol. 133 Issue 1, p39
Reports that soaring malpractice costs in the U.S. are causing critical shortages of doctors. How malpractice insurance rates are making it impossible for many physicians to make a living; Background on the malpractice crisis; Reasons, including the rising number of personal injury lawsuits;...
- SEC Offers Guidance for Hedge Fund Advisers. // ComplyNet;Aug2006, p3
The article provides information on the no-action letter issued by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that will provide guidance on the effects of the U.S. Court of Appeals decision in Goldstein v. SEC. The court's decision vacated Rule 203(b)(3)-2, which required hedge fund...