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Military Faces Challenge To Medical Malpractice Shield
Posted on 26 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

BRADENTON, Fla. - (AP) Veterans, military families and others who oppose a decades-old law that shields military medical personnel from malpractice lawsuits are rallying around a case they consider the best chance in a generation to change the widely... Read More

U.S. Rep To Renew Bill Over Military Medical Malpractice Lawsuits
Posted on 29 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

TAMPA, Fla. - (AP) A congressman said Tuesday he'll renew efforts to strip military hospitals of their protection against lawsuits over mistakes made in treating service members, now that the U. S. Supreme Court has declined to hear a case that could... Read More

Study Finds Only 1 In 5 Medical Malpractice Cases Lead To Settlement, Payout
Posted on 19 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

ATLANTA - (AP) Only 1 in 5 malpractice claims against doctors leads to a settlement or other payout, according to the most comprehensive study of these claims in two decades. But while doctors and their insurers may be winning most of these challenges... Read More

9th Circuit Reverses, Remands Shoulder Pain Pump Defense Verdict
Posted on 26 Jan 2015 by Tom Moylan

SAN FRANCISCO — (Mealey’s) A panel of the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Jan. 23 reversed a defense verdict and judgment in a shoulder pain pump case and remanded after finding that the plaintiffs’ negligence per se claims were... Read More

Opening Statements In Florida Negligence Suit Center On Corporation’s Liability (Watch The Videos)
Posted on 26 Jan 2015 by Maureen McGuire

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — (Mealey’s) The liability of a corporation that offers membership in a plan providing concierge medical care for negligence on the part of an affiliated doctor was the topic of opening statements Jan. 22 in a suit by... Read More