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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

Mid-Year Jury Verdict Round-Up: Top 5 Medical Malpractice Verdicts
Posted on 9 Jul 2014 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

During the first part of 2014, the attorney editors on the LexisNexis Jury Verdict team covered several notable medical malpractice verdicts from across the country. This informal list of top five cases captured our attention, so we thought you might... Read More

Best Practices: 5 Critical Tasks To Thoroughly Vet Expert Witnesses
Posted on 7 Nov 2014 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

Expert Witness White Paper A good expert witness can be crucial to the success of your case. But determining who is right for the role and will perform effectively when called upon can be tricky. This white paper examines the essential steps you should... Read More

New York State Jury Awards $11.6M In Medical Malpractice Action Against Radiologist
Posted on 23 Feb 2016 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

On Jan. 25, 2012, Kevin Orr arrived at the Emergency Department at Glens Falls Hospital, with a documented history of dizziness, headache, and inability to stand. A CT scan was ordered and read by radiologist James E. Bell, M.D., of Adirondack Radiology... Read More

Florida Jury Awards $8.5 Million To Woman’s Estate For Leg Amputation (Watch The Closing Argument Videos)
Posted on 10 Feb 2015 by Maureen McGuire

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — (Mealey’s) A state court jury Feb. 10 found that a physician and the concierge medical care plan with which he was associated are liable to the estate of a plan member who alleged that a blood clot in her leg went undiagnosed... Read More

Medical Malpractice Best Practices: 6 Critical Tasks For Succeeding in Medical Malpractice Cases
Posted on 11 Jul 2014 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

Most attorneys will think at least twice before taking on a medical malpractice case. The reasons for their hesitation are obvious: such cases are complex and increasingly expensive to litigate, and the outcome is never assured. Even when a decision to... Read More

Prof. Ronald W. Eades On The Jennings v. Badgett Oklahoma Medical Malpractice Ruling
Posted on 11 Aug 2010 by Ronald W. Eades

In this Emerging Issues Analysis, Ronald W. Eades, a Professor of Law Emeritus from the Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, University of Louisville,explores Jennings v. Badgett (230 P.3d 861, 2010 OK 7 [2010]), in which the Supreme Court of Oklahoma addressed... Read More

Vandeventer Black LLP: Are All Damages Equal?
Posted on 15 Jul 2014 by Vandeventer Black LLP

By Edward E. Nicholas III and Maggie D. Finnegan If liability is clear (that is, the breach of contract cannot be disputed), then it comes down to damages. How much may the plaintiff recover? All damages caused by the defendant’s breach? Not... Read More

On-Demand MedMal Webinar: How Firms Can Keep Up With Evolving Standards of Care While Reducing Costly Expert Witness Fees with LexisNexis MedMal Navigator®
Posted on 16 Dec 2014 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

Watch On-Demand Webinar Now. * Identify potential breaches in the standard of care before talking to an expert * Access comprehensive & authoritative medical research, legal content and medical images relevant to your case * Become well-versed... Read More

Retired Judge Michael J. O’Malley Joins Carey, Danis & Lowe
Posted on 14 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

ST. LOUIS - Carey, Danis & Lowe, a personal injury, medical malpractice, pharmaceutical liability and product liability law firm, has announced that retired St. Clair County, Ill., Judge Michael J. O'Malley has joined the firm and will head the... Read More

Heninger Garrison Davis LLC Welcomes Brandy Robertson
Posted on 23 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The law firm of Heninger Garrison Davis has announced that Brandy L. Robertson has joined the firm. Robertson's practice focuses on representing individuals in the areas of pharmaceutical and medical device litigation where she... Read More

Friedman Schuman Augments Litigation Practice
Posted on 18 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

JENKINTOWN, Pa. - Friedman Schuman PC is strengthening its litigation practice with the addition of shareholder Michael Yanoff and associate Andrew Brown. Yanoff is an accomplished and sophisticated litigator with more than 37 years of experience representing... Read More

Pellettieri Rabstein And Altman Announce New Partner Bruce Zamost
Posted on 9 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PRINCETON, N.J. - The law firm of Pellettieri, Rabstein and Altman (PR&A) has announced that attorney Bruce Zamost has joined its medical malpractice, products liability and catastrophic injury group as a partner. Zamost has long been dedicated... Read More

Leslie D. Kelmachter Named President Of New York State Trial Lawyers Association
Posted on 28 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

NEW YORK - The law firm of Jacob Fuchsberg, one of the leading trial law firms in the New York area, has announced that Leslie D. Kelmachter, a partner of the firm, was named president of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association. Kelmachter joined... Read More

Jim Leventhal Of Leventhal, Brown & Puga Invited To Join Inner Circle Of Advocates
Posted on 27 Jul 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

DENVER - Leventhal, Brown & Puga P.C. has announced that founding partner Jim Leventhal was invited to join The Inner Circle of Advocates, a group consisting of the nation's best 100 trial lawyers. Leventhal was asked to join The Inner Circle... Read More