Ontario doctors to get break in liability fees
- Pick Up Malpractice Insurance Painlessly. Mortimer, Richard // Review of Ophthalmology;Apr2003, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p34
Discusses guidelines for ophthalmologists and small-practice administrators when looking for malpractice insurance in the United States. Medical malpractice insurance crisis; Underwriting requirements; Issues to consider when selecting a carrier.
- Doctors committed to malpractice lobby. Strempel, Dan // Fairfield County Business Journal;4/14/2003, Vol. 42 Issue 15, p3
Reports on the medical malpractice lobbying of the physicians in Fairfield County, Connecticut . Demand for cap on non-economic damages in malpractice cases; Increase of insurance cost; Mitigation of risk.
- REFORM THE BROKEN MED/MAL LITIGATION MESS, BUT DON'T FORGET CASH FLOW UNDERWRITING. Zinkewicz, Phil // Insurance Advocate;3/17/2003, Vol. 114 Issue 11, p6
Focuses on the need to reform the medical malpractice insurance system in the U.S. Need for new legislation to limit the costs of medical liability and reduce the costs of medical malpractice insurance; Proposed limits on non-economic damages related to medical malpractice claims.
- Malpractice insurance goes the way of Botox and breast implants. // Las Vegas Business Press;3/24/2003, Vol. 20 Issue 12, p4
Editorial. Comments on the financing of medical malpractice premiums in Nevada. Reasons of physicians for considering financing schemes; Sources of financing for medical practitioners.
- Doctors hedge on making Valley their home. Sodoma, Brian // Las Vegas Business Press;7/7/2003, Vol. 20 Issue 27, p7A
Reports on the relocation of the obstetricians in Las Vegas, Nevada. Increase of demand for gynecological services; Issues concerning the medical malpractice insurance premiums; Offer of salary guarantee to doctors among hospitals.
- PLAYING HOOKIE. // Cosmetic Surgery Times;Mar2003, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p29
Reports on the decision of physicians in West Palm Beach, Florida to cease their medical practice to protest the rising cost of medical malpractice insurance. Decision of hospitals to add emergency room staff and reschedule elective surgeries; Recommendation from Florida Governor Jed Bush to...
- The Medical Malpractice Mess. // National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;1/27/2003, Vol. 106 Issue 4, p36
Focuses on issues related to the medical malpractice insurance requirements in the U.S. Call for revisions in the insurance requirements; Imposition of a reasonable national damage award standards; Need of injured victims to recover reasonable compensation.
- Will premiums take a smaller bite of your boss's budget? Rose, Joan R. // Medical Economics;3/11/96, Vol. 73 Issue 5, p19
Reports the result of a survey conducted on health-care employers on the budgeting of salaries of physicians for malpractice insurance in 1995 in the United States. Amount ranges of basic salaries; Difference of 1.2 percentage points to that of 1994.
- Will your malpractice insurer stifle your defense? Rice, Berkeley // Medical Economics;01/12/98, Vol. 75 Issue 1, p36
States that malpractice insurers are reducing the amount of money they spend defending doctors, and are forcing them into settlements. Reference to the rising legal costs; Details on information from Jury Verdict Research on the increased median amount paid in settled claims; What percent of...