Brain-damaged child: $30 million malpractice verdict
- Family wins $29.1 million in malpractice suit against U.S. // Medical Device Daily;4/8/2010, Vol. 14 Issue 67, p3
The article focuses on the verdict issued by a Northern District of Illinois judge in a medical malpractice lawsuit filed by Maria Arroyo against federally employed physicians practicing at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago.
- HOW High-Low Agreements WORK IN A Malpractice Case. Teichman, Peter G. // Family Practice Management;May2007, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p43
The author reflects on the implications of high-low agreements in medical malpractice cases in the U.S. and on when should these agreements need to be considered. The author inferred that high-low agreements combine jury decisions with out-of-court settlements and they also determine the limits...
- Malpractice: The news isn't all bad. // Medical Economics;11/18/2005, Vol. 82 Issue 22, p20
Reports on the low likelihood of a verdict favoring the plaintiff while jury awards in medical malpractice cases are rising, according to a research in the U.S.
- "Caps on malpractice awards won't save doctors.". // Contemporary OB/GYN;Oct2004, Vol. 49 Issue 10, p22
States that the call of physicians for legislators to cap big awards on malpractice cases are not the answer to their problems, according to Lewis Laska, an attorney and publisher of "Medical Malpractice Verdicts, Settlements & Experts." Role of the changes in the way malpractice cases against...
- Orlando Health Group Readies Deal, Despite $78.5M Verdict. McDonald, Michael // Bond Buyer;4/11/2002, Vol. 340 Issue 31363, p1
Reports on the verdict filed by the Circuit Court jury against the Orlando Regional Healthcare System Inc. after the misdiagnosis of a patient with a stomach tumor in Florida. Medical malpractice of the company; Cost of malpractice insurance; Concerns about low health insurance reimbursements.
- DOCTORS & JURIES. Peters Jr., Philip G. // Michigan Law Review;May2007, Vol. 105 Issue 7, p1453
The article evaluates the assumption that juries lack the capacity to resolve malpractice cases fairly in the light of pending legislation in the U.S. Congress to transfer medical malpractice cases from civil juries to administrative health courts. Review of research on jury-decision since 1977,...
- MALPRACTICE Corner. // Contemporary Urology;Apr2006, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p8
Discusses case reports on medical malpractices involving urologists. Facts of the medical malpractice cases; Elements of negligence and nuances involved in the case reports; Jury verdicts.
- The Verdict (Book Reviews). Ringer, Agnes C. // Library Journal;5/15/1980, Vol. 105 Issue 10, p1189
Reviews the book 'The Verdict,' by Barry Reed.
- Mislabeled blood sample leads to inappropriate diagnosis of HIV, $20,000 settlement, and $52,000 verdict. Delaney, Blake J. // Healthcare Risk Management;Mar2007, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p1
The article deals with the settlement of a case concerning a mislabeled blood sample which led to the false diagnosis of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. A woman at her eighth-month of pregnancy was falsely-accused of being HIV-positive due to laboratory negligence. The laboratory...