Washington court rules psychiatrists responsible for alerting targets of patient violence, even without a clear indication that foul play will occur.
When a patient crosses state lines seeking treatment and then suffers complications or death, which state holds jurisdiction over the physician involved?
To be effective in improving quality of care, peer-review of physicians requires confidentiality. A state supreme court case examines a case involving a third-party peer-review.
State supreme court examines whether a patient’s informed consent to surgery can be predicated on information provided in part by a physician’s assistant, as opposed to just the physician.
Does a physician have the right to present expert testimony that differs from the plaintiff’s? A Wisconsin court of appeals rules it’s jury’s role to decide which competing scientific theory best fit facts of the case.