iOS app Android app

Malpractice Lawsuits

Important Distinctions Between Litigation and Mediation

Mark Baer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Divorce
Mark Baer

Throughout the conference, the panelists kept reiterating that what occurs in court is state specific, "locale specific," and jurist specific. In other words, results vary from judge to judge based upon the judge's biases, beliefs, assumptions and values. I think this should really scare anyone and everyone.

Medical Malpractice and Tort Reform: Yes, Deal Better With the Issues but Don't Get Sidelined From More Costly, Needed Health Care Reforms

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 10.13.2012 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Medical malpractice costs are a flash point for physicians and malpractice trial lawyers, each side claiming their solutions must be heeded to avoid potential disaster for patients and our health care delivery system.

Perry Campaign Rhetoric On Touted Reforms Contradicts Evidence

AP | PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 01.07.2012 | Politics

PRESIDIO, Texas — Presidio County is bigger than Delaware and has just one practicing physician who doesn't deliver babies or treat emergencies....

Our Love-Hate Relationship With Pharmaceuticals

Matthew Edlund, M.D. | Posted 10.31.2011 | Healthy Living
Matthew Edlund, M.D.

How did we get into this mess that produces untold suffering, impedes effective health care, and costs our economy sacks of bullion and lost productivity?

Why Doctors Should Disclose Their Mistakes

Dr. Cindy Haines | Posted 08.08.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cindy Haines

Doctors and hospitals are finding that when they make a mistake, sharing the information with the patient isn't just the right thing and the smart thing -- it can be a money-saving thing.

Judge's Innovation May Offer Malpractice Fix

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — Part listening, part cajoling, an innovative approach to resolving medical malpractice cases could become a model for courts around...